Over three thousand people mostly vulnerable members and youths from Nasarawa North Senatorial District in Nasarawa State have benefitted from empowerment equipment and cash donation by the law maker representing the area in the National Assembly.
At the disbursement of the items in Akwanga, Nassarawa Eggon and Wamba local government areas of the state, Senator representing the Zone, Godiya Akwashiki said the gesture was in furtherance of his constituency programmes aimed at enhancing the living standard of the people.
Senator Godiya Akwashiki said he had napped out series of projects targeted towards offering short and long-time succour to the people considering the prevailing economic hardships.
He stated that he would continue to pay maximum attention to women and youth empowerment as well as rural development in fulfilment of his campaign promises.
Among the items distributed include 771 welding machine, 885 sewing grinding machines,176 motorcycles as well as ten thousand Naira each to over two thousand persons with disabilities, the aged.
Some of the beneficiaries, Mallam Ibrahim Ado and Mrs Patricia Shammah described the gesture by the law maker as unprecedented steps towards enabling them to earn a living.