Kaduna dep gov empowers 1020 women from 225 wards
Some 1020 women drawn from the 255 political wards of Kaduna State have benefited from the philanthropic gesture of the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe.
The Deputy Governor gave out items such as Deep Freezers, Grinding Machines, Sewing Machines and Power Generating Sets to empower the women and lift them out of poverty.
Speaking at the Women Engagement and Empowerment Programme (WEEP) that took place at the Yar’adu Hall of Mohammed Murtala Square Kaduna, Dr Hadiza said she was motivated to donate the items in order to empower women who are actively involved in politics to enable them gain financial freedom and make them self reliant.
She urged them not to sell the items but put them to use to support themselves and their families.
Among the beneficiaries are women with disabilities who were given deep freezers each.