Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Saturday, began the Ramadan fast in his hometown, Mafa, in Borno State, where he spent Friday night and began the spiritual exercise, from early Saturday.
Mafa is headquarter of Mafa Local Government Area in the central part of the state.
The governor supervised the distribution of cash, food and non-food items to 15,327 persons made up of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other vulnerable citizens.
The beneficiaries combined include 9,313 females and 6,014 males; each was given N5,000 totaling N76,635,000:00.
Aside the cash, each man got 50kg of rice and five yards of Shadda while each woman received a wrapper and 10kg of sugar.
Visits Mafa General Hospital
While in Mafa, Zulum inspected facilities at the General Hospital and interacted with health workers.
The governor was at the hospital’s laboratory, theatre room and staff quarters.
Zulum at the end of his assessments, directed the Principal Medical Officer of the hospital to immediately submit details of some of their requirements for sustained healthcare delivery.