Governor Ganduje Empowers 5,200 Mai Shayi with N208m

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has disclosed that his administration has spent a whooping N208 million naira to empowerment over 5,200 tea sellers popularly known as Mai Shayi in the state.

The Governor made the announcement on Saturday during an empowerment programme at the Government House, Kano.

According to Ganduje, the beneficiaries were selected from 484 wards in the 44 local government areas of the state.

In his words;

“Our government attaches so much importance to empowerment programme because at the end, the beneficiaries will be self-reliant, thereby improving the economic capacity of the state,”.

Each of the beneficiaries were given a N40,000 worth of empowerment packages – beverages, noodles, pasta, margarine, eggs and cooking oil – to improve their businesses.

The state’s Commissioner for Local Government, Murtala Sulengaro, said that the programme was designed to improve their standard of living.

Ali Sani, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries, thanked the governor for the gesture and promised to use the items judiciously.

Governor Ganduje Empowers 5,200 Mai Shayi with N208m Governor Ganduje Empowers 5,200 Mai Shayi with N208m

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