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Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has extended immense thankfulness to President Muhammadu Buhari


Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has extended immense thankfulness to President Muhammadu Buhari for introducing impactful programmes that have facilitated the socio-economic development of Kebbi state.

The Governor showed his gratitude in Birnin Kebbi this Saturday at the flag-off of the 774,000 jobs special public works programme.

He was glad that programme of financial empowerment and provision of palliatives to poor and vulnerable persons has improved the wellbeing of beneficiaries and created self-employment.

Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu welcome the allocation of 21,000 jobs in the 21 local government areas of Kebbi state under the ongoing scheme.
Represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad Shallah, the governor was also grateful to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN for his commitment to societal growth with emphasis on Kebbi state.

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He affirmed resolving to sustaining provision of necessary support and training to youths, women and low income individuals to engaging in profitable ventures.

Just recently, women tomatoes sellers received financial empowerment of thirty thousand naira each while similar gesture has been enjoyed by other groups in addition to skill acquisition training.

This include modern method of milk processing, fish farming, livestock production that involved provision of animal feeds.
In an address the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN, said the programme was an extension of welfare schemes initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari towards uplifting the socio-economic wellbeing of the citizenry. 

Under the ongoing programme job opportunity has been offered to unemployed Nigerian totaling 774,000 jobs as reflected in the number of local governments in Nigeria.

In Kebbi state, 21,000 beneficiaries would be engaged in the scheme.
The Minister of Justice made it clear that the scheme would be strictly monitored to ensuring proper implementation.

Alhaji Abubakar Malami commended Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his commitment to the development of Kebbi state for his support and cooperation with the federal government as manifested in successes recorded in the execution of various programmes in the state introduced by the federal government.

In their separate remarks, the acting Director-General of NDE Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo represented by I.K Duru and Kebbi state NDE Coordinator Mallam Abubakar Machika described the flag-off of the Public Works Programme in Kebbi state as a very significant, uplifting  in the quest to win the war against poverty and bring succor to vulnerable persons from the economic hardship, brought about by Covid-19.

Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari
Chief Press Secretary
Government House

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