Yobe: Buni Flags Off Distribition Of Empowerment Maternals

The Yobe state Governor His Excellency Hon. Mai Mala Buni CON, today launched the distribution of empowerment equipment to constituents of Zone C Senatorial District in Gashua.

In a statement released by Mamman Mohammed, DG, Press and Media Affairs to Gov Buni, the materials which include vehicles, tricycles, sewing machines, irrigation pumps and others were provided to the constituents by the President of the Ninth Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim lawan.

Flagging off the distribution, Gov. Buni cautioned the beneficiaries against selling the materials.

“Now that you have been provided with what you need to catch the fish, rather than being provided with the fish, you should go fishing” he said.

The governor commended Sen. Lawan, saying the empowerment programme was in tandem with the government’s policy on wealth creation and poverty alleviation.

“This explains why we established the Ministry of Wealth Creation to effectively address empowerment and wealth creation in the state” the Governor said.

Earlier, Sen. Lawan said the gesture was to support the people of Zone C Senatorial District to fight unemployment and improve economic empowerment.

He assured that he will continue to support the people to enhance economic empowerment in the zone.