Senator Kaka Shehu Empowers 1,720 Individuals In Borno Central

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has flagged off Senator Kaka Shehu Lawan’s empowerment package for 1,720 people.

The flag-up was held on Monday at the multi-purpose hall of the Government House in Maiduguri.

The beneficiaries were selected from the eight local government areas that comprise the Borno Central Senatorial district.

About 500 beneficiaries got a sewing machine, 500 received a grinding machine, 250 received deep freezers, 100 received generators, 50 received block-making machines, 250 received agricultural tools, 50 received refrigerators, and another 20 got a tricycle (Keke Napep).

Meanwhile, each of the 1,720 beneficiaries received N20,000 cash.

Governor Zulum commended the Senator for distributing the empowerment package, which he said would promote development at the grassroots level.

“Let me commend Senator Kaka Shehu Lawan for donating an empowerment package to his constituents. This would go a long way in addressing the needs of the people, particularly in challenging times like this,” Zulum said.

Delivering his remarks, Senator Kala Shehu said the distribution was part of the campaign promise he made to his constituents. He assured that more such support would be provided to the people.

In their separate goodwill messages, Deputy National Chairman (North) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon. Ali Bukar Dalori, Chairman of APC Borno State, Hon. Bello Ayuba and the member representing Maiduguri at the House of Representatives, Abdulkadir Rahis commended Senator Kaka Shehu on the distribution of the empowerment package.