Daniel Oga-Ogazi, a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has donated livestock drugs worth about N2 million to herdsmen to tackle their animal health challenges.
The lawmaker, representing Kokona East constituency, donated the drugs on Wednesday to the Fulani community in Nikoro electoral ward of Kokona Local Government Area of the state.
Mr Oga-Ogazi, APC, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Education, Science and Technology, said that the gesture was to alleviate the veterinary health challenges and give the community a sense of belonging.
NAN reports that the legislator donated assorted livestock drugs, including 20 bags of animal salt.
Mr Oga-Ogazi, represented by his Campaign Director-General, Auwal Adamu, assured the community of continued support in order to better their standard of living.
“So far, the people of my constituency can testify of what I have done to better their standard of living.
“I have embarked on rural electrification, distributed scholarship to students, distributed cars and motorcycles, sunk motorised boreholes and assisted the less privileged, among other gestures.
“Today, we are here to support and donate animal drugs consisting of syringe, animal salt, drugs, among others, in order to tackle the health challenges of the cattle if any.
“These drugs will assist in making the animals look healthier,” he said.
Mr Oga-Ogazi also assured his people of a fruitful and quality representation in the state legislative body and solicited their support to enable him succeed in the task ahead of him.
“I will continue to contribute my quota in making good laws for governance as well as to key into good projects that have direct bearing on the lives of my constituents and the state at large,” he added.
He called on his constituents and the people of the state to pray and support President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Tanko Al-Makura to enable them succeed.
Besides, the lawmaker called on the Fulani community to continue to live in peace with their neighbours and tolerate one another irrespective of their ethnic, religious and political affiliation.
Responding, the Ardo of Fulani in Nikoro community, Usman Usman, thanked the legislator for the gesture and prayed God to bless him in his political career.
He assured the lawmaker of their continued support to government policies and programmes in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
NAN reports that Ibrahim Saidu, the Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nikoro branch, and Adamu Hassan, Chairman, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Kokona local government area, were dignitaries that witnessed the programme.