President Muhammadu Buhari celebrating this year’s Sallah in Daura, donated N1 million, two cows and 20 bags of rice on Tuesday to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to Daura Local Government Area, Katsina State.
The NYSC members received the gifts from the President during a courtesy visit in Daura on the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir.
NYSC Public Affairs Officer in Katsina, Alex Obemeata, had highlighted: “It was another joyous Sallah day for the corps members serving in Daura, the country home of Mr. President, as he was at home for the 2021 Sallah celebration.
“Usually, when Mr. President is at home for Sallah celebration, corps members go to his house to welcome him and wish him ‘Happy Sallah’.
“In like manner, on July 20, 2021, the corps members in Daura were at the President’s house for the Sallah wishes, and it was a celebration of the century.
“They were given two cows, 20 bags of rice and N1million.”
President Buhari was said to have commended the NYSC members, encouraging them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria with commitment to the development of the country.
Obemeata disclosed that the NYSC State Coordinator, Alhaji Ahidjo Yahaya, on behalf of the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier Shuaibu Ibrahim, thanked the President for the gesture.
Resident Buhari is expected back to Abuja after the holidays which ended on Wednesday.