Lawmaker Empowers 80 Widows, Orphans, Others In Plateau

05 October 2020 by Josiah Buzun.

Over 80 people from Riyom and Barikin Ladi Federal Constituency of Plateau state have been empowered with Sewing Machines, Grinding Machines and motorcycles.

Those that benefited include widows, Orphans and people living with disabilities.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries in Jos,  member representing Riyom/ Barikin Ladi Federal Constituency Simon Mwadkom-Fwet said the gesture was to ameliorate the sufferings of these category of people.

The member, who said the donation was with the support of his wife Diana Mwadkom, said the constituency has many widows, orphans and those living with disabilities due to the crisis in the Constituency.

While calling for peace in  his constituency, representative Mwadkom- Fwet said he was fulfilling the Biblical teaching which said such category of people should be  catered for.

Also speaking at the event, the member representing Riyom in the State House of Assembly Timothy Dantong appreciated the member for the gesture and called  on the beneficiaries to use the items in taking care of their families and resist the temptation of selling them.

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