Spouse of Jigawa State governor, Hajiya Magajiya Badaru Abubakar, has flagged-off the distribution of N5,000 empowerment grant to 35,270 ladies throughout the state.
Talking on the distribution of the empowerment grant held at Kafin Hausa, Hadejia and Auyo native authorities areas of the state, Hajiya Abubakar mentioned empowering a girl was equal to empowering the entire household.
She mentioned the N5,000 empowerment grant may seem small to the attention, however it’s not small to the agricultural lady that might adequately utilise the fund with a view to make distinction.
Based on her, N5,000 is sufficient function take up capital for the agricultural enterprise lady that might have interaction in companies akin to groundnut oil, meals distributors, weaving and stitching.
Hajiya Abubakar mentioned, “By means of ladies empowerment you’ll be able to sort out so many challenges disturbing our society, akin to youngster malnutrition and home disturbances or violence”, she burdened.
“On this spherical of empowerment, 10 ladies have been chosen from every of the three,527 polling models within the state as beneficiaries of the scheme.”
She declared that, “The overall sum of N176,350,000 have been accepted for the disbursement to the focused beneficiaries”.
The Particular Assistant to the governor on financial empowerment Sheikh Abba Mujadaddi mentioned the spherical of benefiries for the empowerment is a part of the fulfilment of the administrations plight to curb unemployment by means of empowering ladies and youths throughout the state.
He said that the state authorities has made it an obligation to fulfil the duty regardless of the poor financial scenario within the nation.
Talking on behalf of the beneficiaries in Kafin Hausa native authorities, Talatu Garba expressed their gratitude to the state authorities on the gesture, and in addition promised to proceed supporting governor Badaru’s administration to realize its objectives of taking Jigawa state to the following degree.