The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk, has asked God to forgive persons who accused her of misappropriating COVID-19 relief materials.
The minister made the remarks while answering questions from the media on Monday in Gusau, Zamfara State.
“I am aware many people have made various spurious allegations and accusations against my person and my ministry over the way we distributed Federal Government palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19.
“I have always said I am carrying out my duties and responsibilities to the best of my ability and with fairness to all parts of the country.
“Now that they have realized their mistakes, l will only pray to God to forgive us all,” she maintained.
Miss Farouk had paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, and the monarch used to opportunity to urge the Federal Government to reconsider the security situation in Zamfara State.