Again, the Honorable Administrator of Okene Local Government, Engr. (Mall) Abdulrazaq Muhammad diligently put smiles on the faces of women, traders and some elderly persons in Okene during the 7th series of of his empowerment program. In this episode, the empowerment program took another dimension as the Council Boss took the dividends of democracy to the door steps of market women and elders in the community.
The Empowerment program provide the sum of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000) each to 85 petty traders to boast their business capitals while another set of 35 aged men and women received Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000) each inform of Conditional Cash Transfer to improve their standard of living. In the same vain, a set of 30 Youths received the sum of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000) each as allowances for transport and feeding to enable them go to their respective places of Vocational training with ease.
At the flag off of the event today in Okene, the Council Administrator, Engr. (Mall) Abdulrazaq Muhammad thanked the people for being supportive to the Government of His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Bello. The ever smiling and peaceful Administrator of Okene Local Government enjoined the beneficiaries especially traders to make good use of the fund as government is committed to empower them in order to emasculate poverty from the land. The Council Boss tasked them to sustain their support for the government and exhort them to vote for the Candidates of All Progressive Party in the forthcoming general election.
The entire atmosphere was thrown into jubilation as the shout of “YA MUHAMMAD” 4+4, GYB and NEXT LEVEL slogans rented the air…. The next phase of Empowerment will capture Youths and party supporters, says the Council Chairman.
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