Breaking News
Translate

400 women, youths receive empowerment kits from ex-Taraba lawmaker

Kindly Share This Story:

By Femi Bolaji, Jalingo

About 400 women and youths across Taraba North have been empowered with start-up kits after an extensive skill acquisition programme which was facilitated by a former member of the national assembly, Aminu Malle.

Malle represented Jalingo/Yorro/Zing federal constituency in the House of Representatives from 2011-2019, and he is the current Chief of Staff to the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase.

The beneficiaries were trained on barbing, hairdressing, ICT, catering and events management among others.

ALSO READ: #EndSARS: ‘How policeman shot my brother dead, denied him treatment’

Items distributed to the beneficiaries include 80 sewing machines, 60 superpower clippers and generating sets for barbers, 80 sets of computer laptops, 60 sets of catering/cooking items, 80 set of hairdressing items and 80 sets of phone repair tools.

Malle, who spoke through the coordinator of the skill acquisition programme, Manu Sa’ad, said the gesture to alleviate poverty.

He also cautioned beneficiaries against selling the pieces of equipment and encouraged them to use the starter packs as leverage to grow and expand.

Vanguard News Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!