Kano Commissioner empowers 1, 275 youths, donates vehicles to Hisbah, others | Dailytrust

Kano Commissioner empowers 1, 275 youths, donates vehicles to Hisbah, others

The Kano State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo, has empowered 1, 275 young men and women drawn from Kabo Local Government Area of the state.

The commissioner also supported various groups including schools, Ulamas, Hisbah Officials and some female politicians with 5 cars and 61 motorcycles.

He also donated 10 generating sets and a cash sum of N10, 000 each to 10 mosques at Kabo Local Government.

Other items of support distributed by the Commissioner were bags of fertilizers, pumping machines with N5,000 each to 200 farmers, N20, 000 scholarship each to 109 students, N10, 000 each to 199 women as startup capital, sewing machines and a poultry farming package, and 799 beneficiaries of various skill acquisition programmes supported with N10, 000 each.

Speaking during the disbursement, the commissioner said the gesture is to empower the teeming youth to become self-reliant and get a means of sustaining their lives and even help others.

In her remarks, Kano State Governor’s Wife, Professor Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje, who launched the empowerment programme expressed delight at the development.

She, however, reiterated commitment of the Kano State Government in supporting both the old and young, men and women especially those at the vulnerable groups.

She also charged the beneficiaries of the empowerment programme to make judicious use of the items and funds given to them for the desired goal of making them self-reliant to be achieved.

“I do hope that the beneficiaries are going to use this package wisely, engage seriously and ensure that their businesses grow”, she said.

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa, who was also present at the event, commended efforts of the Commissioner and also urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the items.

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