Adamawa Lawmaker Empowers 70 PLWD with POS Machines, Startup Capital

The lawmaker representing the good people of Mayo-Belwa, Jada, Ganye and Toungo Federal Constituency, on Monday empowered seventy (70) People Living with Disabilities with POS machines and 30,000 naira each as start up capital to cushion the effect of hardship and to also make the vulnerable self reliant.

The lawmaker said the occasion is significant for it marks one of his major responses to the needs of the most vulnerable. At the occasion, he unveiled and presented POS machines and starter packs to seventy beneficiaries respectively.

It was gathered that the Honourable member has registered a community-based organization known as JAGAMATO Community Development Initiative to serve as an institutional framework for co-ordinating all his community development efforts and projects

According to him, he has initiated a process for establishing a community Radio Station to be based in Jada so as to cover all communities in his Constituency.

At the event, The Chairman House Committee on People Living with Disabilities, at the 10th National Assembly, Hon. Bashir Dawodu, Member representing Oshodi 1 Federal Constituency, Lagos State, lauded Hon. Muhammed Inuwa Bassi for a historic empowerment program of its kind.

Stating that the program will make positive impact in the lives of his constituents, most especially People Living with Disabilities.

His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, ably represented by the Commissioner for Water Resource, Hon. Audu Ayuba Tanko, commended Hon. Bassi for a life touching empowerment program aimed at creating jobs and promoting entrepreneurship among the people living with disabilities.

The beneficiaries has praised Hon. Muhammed Inuwa Bassi for his efforts to ameliorate the hardship and making them feel belong.

The Coordinator JAGAMATO Community Development Initiative Engr. Daniel Dishon, led the distribution of the POS machines and the start up capital immediately after the flag off.