Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District in the National Assembly Prof Nora Ladi Daduut on Friday empowered over 300 persons including widows ,youths and the less privileged individuals from the six local government areas of her Senatorial district with various tools .
The lawmaker explained that the empowerment which was stream lined to build the capacity of selected women and Youths with empowerment tools was basically to change the financial situation of the beneficiaries and also make them self employed .
Our correspondent report that items distributed to the beneficiaries includes mini tillers , irrigation water pumping machine ,house solar units , Spark fans ,rural sparks ,sewing machines , complete sets of hair dressing saloon kits ,grinding machines
and complete sets of barbing saloon kits .
Disbursing the times to the widows and Youths on Friday , Senator Daduut who was represented by her Legislative Assistant Mrs Rufina Grumyem said empowering them was part of her campaign promises and her contributions to improve the economic development in the zone.
“Women empowerment, especially widows, is a major area of interest to me in our Senatorial District.”
” Economic development hinged on industrialisation, employment, infrastructural provision and youth development constitute my priority,” she said.
Senator Nora Daduut however implored the lucky beneficiaries to make good use of the equipment for the betterment of their life and people around them.
She also urged the beneficiaries to always remain peaceful and engage in meaningful ventures in their interest and for the overall development of the country.
In the same vein, she enjoined her constituents to support the All Progressive Congress Party in the coming elections by voting APC from top to bottom, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for President,Dr Nentawe Yilwada for Governor ,Governor Simon Lalong for Senator ,Idris Maje Wase for House of representatives Wase Federal constituency and every other APC candidate .
Senator Daduut also called on the women, particularly registered voters in her Senatorial zone to take advantage of the ongoing distribution of Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collect theirs and vote during elections.
Dakup Lami a beneficiary of the empowerment described the lawmaker as an uncommon senator.
She commended Senator Daduut for bringing succour to her people at this period of economic crunch through various projects and empowerment items.