The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has donated food items to women groups, correctional homes, orphanages and other less privileged groups in Gombe State.
The items were distributed by Hajiya Asma’u Yahaya the wife of the state governor at a ceremony in Gombe.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the items included 1000 bags of rice, 600 cartons of spaghetti and 300 jerry cans of vegetable oil.
Speaking at the event, Yahaya said the gesture was aimed at touching the lives of the beneficiaries.
In his remarks, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Wife of the President, Malam Abdullahi Aliyu, said the decision to share the food items was to assist the needy.
Alhaji Umar Goro, state Chairman of the People Living with Disabilities thanked the wife of the president for the gesture and called on her to do more.