- Governor Ganduje has reportedly empowered thousands of youths during his first tenure
- The beneficiaries were reportedly trained in various skills by the state government
- 60 young pastoralists were sponsored to Turkey for training on Artificial Insemination
Governor Abdullahi Umar has reportedly empowered thousands of youths during his first tenure
This was disclosed in by the chief press secretary to the governor, Alhaji Abba Anwar.
According to him, the beneficiaries were trained in various skills by the state government.
Anwar said among the empowered youths were 7,000 youth trained on Google Digital, 8,800 operators of various trades who were given N20,000 each as start-up capital for their businesses.
Other beneficiaries are 6,600 female small-business operators selected from the 44 local governments and given N15,000 as start-up capitals to boost their respective businesses, Daily Trust reports.
“60 young pastoralists were sponsored to Turkey for training on Artificial Insemination. The beneficiaries have completed their training and returned to Kano and would soon be incorporated in the Kano state upcoming RUGA programme.
“Even youth with special needs like blind, deaf, crippled and even Albinos, we have empowered 1,760 for special package of empowerment.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state directed all district heads to celebrate traditional Hawan Daushe in their respective emirates.
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