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  • Updated: December 28, 2020

Christmas: CAN Hails Zamfara Governor For Gifting Christians N5m, Cows, Bags Of Rice

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Zamfara State has hailed the state governor, Bello Matawalle for gifting the Christian society in the state with N5 million Naira, 20 cows, and 600 bags of rice.

 Commending the state government during an interview with journalists on Sunday, the state Chairman of CAN, Iliya Tsiga also thanked Matawalle for providing adequate security during the Christmas celebration.

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Further stating that the Christians in the state were happy with the governor for the brotherly gesture shown to them, the CAN President said: 

“We are particularly happy that in spite of the security challenges faced in the state, the peace and dialogue initiative of Gov. Bello Matawalle is working as it ensured a peaceful Christmas celebration in all nooks and crannies of the state.

“There was not a single case of security threat to any of our members both in towns and villages.

“All our members moved freely to and from churches as well as visiting friends, relations or other social activities to mark the event.

“With the passage of a realistic budget in the state, l am confident that the state governor and government will have the zeal and strength towards a better state.

“We are really happy for this kind of brotherly gesture given to us by Gov. Matawalle which we shared among our members,” he said.

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