By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani has doled out over 20 million Naira to youth and women on Igabi Local Government Area, where he hails from.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by his SA Media and Publicity, Honourable Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani, dated Sunday February 27, 2022.
“In view of his commitment at ensuring that women and youth in Igabi LGA are self employed, the Honourable Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani has inject over 20 milion Naira cash to youth and women in Igabi Local Government Area to empower them in various fields of businesses,” the statement said.
The empowerment which took place within the premises of the Kaduna State House of Assembly on Sunday February 27, saw some of the beneficiaries shed tears of joy.
According to the statement, Zailani charged the beneficiaries to utilize the opportunity to be self reliant by judiciously using the funds made available.
The statement explained that the gesture will have a multiplying effect on Igabi LGA communities as several households will henceforth have source of livelihood.
“In this particular empowerment drive, over 400 beneficiaries were presented various sums as required for setting up their Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs),” it further informed.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, Tanimu Saleh thanked the Speaker for the gesture.
He prayed that God will continue to bless and uplift him, so that many others can benefit from the noble gesture.