• News - North Central - Nasarawa
  • Updated: January 08, 2023

Councillor Empowers 320 Less Privileged Women, Others 

The councillor representing Gudi electoral at Akwanga Legislative Arm in Nasarawa State, Hon. Shuaibu Aliyu Kachalla, has distributed various items aimed at economically empowering 320 less privileged women and other constituents. 

Kachalla who on Sunday described empowerment as one of the best measures to end poverty said he was giving out the items in fulfillment of his campaign promise. 

He had pledged to expend his salary annually in touching the lives of women and other less privileged persons in Gudi. 

The items were distributed during an event tagged: 'Phase II Gudi Women Empowerment Programme' held at the premises of Gudi Mordern Market, Gudi. 

Items that were distributed to the beneficiaries include deep freezers, sewing machines, wheel barrows and wrappers worth millions of naira. 

Other beneficiaries mostly women received cash gifts in order to enhance their socioeconomic status. 

The councilor had earlier commissioned three (3) motorised boreholes to provide residents with potable water. 

The boreholes were drilled at Angwan Baba Agwa, Gangaren Kwata and Agwan Bello areas of the ward. 

One of the beneficiaries, Hauwa Sunday who received a sewing machine expresses gratitude to the Councilor and prayed that God would continue to bless him so that he would, in turn continue to reach out to the needy and less privileged in society.

Highlights of the event was the presentation of the empowerment items to the beneficiaries and cultural displays from Eggon, Mada and Rindre dance troupes of the area. 

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