Former Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Upper Chamber, Comrade Shehu Sani has empowered a photographer, Mr. Peter Oyinbo who has been practising in the profession in Zaria for the past 51 years.
The undisclosed amount of money was presented to Mr. Peter Oyinbo by one of the former Senator Aides, Umar Bomber at his Photoshop in Zaria.
Presenting the money, Umar Bomber said the gift was in line with the Independence Day celebration and the promised made to Mr. Peter Oyinbo on 30th September 2020 when the Senator paid a condolances visit to the Emirate over the demise of late Emir, Alhaji Shehu Idris last month.
He explained that the donation was part of Senator Shehu Sani’s way of encouraging Nigerians to live any where in the country and be their brother’s keeper.
Receiving the money, Mr. Peter Oyinbo expressed his gratitude to Comrade Shehu Sani for the kind gesture.
He said he arrived Zaria in 1968 and graduated as a photographer in 1976.
“I have been living in Zaria since then and Zaria is my home.
“I married here and have all my children here, some are married now, while others are graduates of different professions.
“I came by locomotive train from Edo State, my home state, but Zaria now is my home .
“I am enjoying warm reception from the Zazzau people who are now my brothers and sisters.
” I want to use this opportunity to call on all Nigerians to embrace peaceful coexistence and imbibe the culture of respect for each other.” He said
Mr. Peter Oyinbo said he has been photographer to personalities like President Muhammadu Buhari,Late Chief MKO Abiola and Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris among others.
He however called on well meaning Nigerians to assist his Children who are graduates of political science and Business Administration that are unemployed, to get something doing.