By; JABIRU A HASSAN, Kano
Dambatta Development Network (DDN), has organised a cooking competition for the young ones in order to give them good orientation on home management and other household related activities from the grassroots.
The competition which was witnessed by the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Yardada Maikano Bichi has been described as one of the best exhibitions held in the area.
Participants were selected from different sections of the local government for even spread.
Similarly, the participants were selected after passing series of tests for better performance, where 22 girls passed the text but only 19 out of them participated in the colourful competition with excellent results by cooking different kinds of food in the event.
In her remarks shortly after the inspection of the stands, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Yardada Maikano Bichi advised the participants to be more serious about household activities before going to their matrimonial homes.
She thanked the organisers for the efforts and disclosed that her ministry would continue to initiate more programmes for women gender in order to make their livelihood more satisfactorily especially at present when women and children are in need of good assistance.
Similarly, the special assistant to the Kano State Governor on Youth empowerment, Hajiya Surayya Aminu stated that Kano State Government under the leadership of Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is doing everything possible to improve the welfare of women and youth in order to ensure that every citizen is in a better state.
She then called on the people of the state to support the governor’s re-election bid in the 2019 general election because he has more developmental programmes that are very vital to the state and it’s citizens.
She commended the Dambatta Development Network for their foreseight in organising the cooking competition at the right time.
In their separate remarks, Malama Halima Magaji Sulaiman who came first said that she learnt so many things about cooking and other household activities.
She thanked DDN for taking young ones into consideration, while Sailuba Al-Mustapha disclosed that the competition has taught her so many things about cooking in general.
One of the competition’s observers who pleaded anonymity, challenged the essential commodities companies to start sponsoring such competitions which would serve as adverts to their products, and thanked the DDN for organising one of the most remarkable competitions for young girls at this precious time.