​Check Out What Saraki Did For Women, Igbo,Hausa, Fulani Groups And Others In Kwara (Photos)

Senate President Bukola Saraki has

spent N250 million on job tools

distributed to artisans, women

associations, taxi drivers, Hausa

groups, Igbo groups, Zuru and Fulani

groups in the state. Other

beneficiaries, according to him, were

members of Nigeria Union of Teachers

(NUT), Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

Nigeria Association of Local

Government Employees (NULGE), and

Ilorin Emirate Descendants

Progressive Union (IEDPU).

Eighty tricycles, 1,777 grinding

machines and 664 sewing machines,

among other items, were distributed

to the beneficiaries.

The empowerment scheme, according

to the senate president was designed

to alleviate poverty and equip the less

privilege to be economically self-


Saraki was represented at the

distribution of the items which took

place at his mandate constituency

office by the state chairman of All

Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji

Ishola Balogun-Fulani.

Senator Saraki said that the gesture

was to give back to reciprocate the

honour done to him to represent them

at the upper house which gave him the

opportunity to become the president

of the Senate. He promised the

beneficiaries more of such assistance.

The senate president advised the

beneficiaries to use the items

judiciously so that it can uplift them


The Director-General, Mandate

Constituency Office, Hon. Abdulwahab

Issa, said beneficiaries of the scheme

were selected across the 16 local

government areas of the state.

Alhaji Issa said that “we painstakingly

spread it round all the Local

Government and wards in Kwara

Central as well as Kwara North and

Kwara South Senatorial districts.

“I appeal to all beneficiaries to use the

materials judiciously. On our part at

mandate we shall endeavour to

monitor how it is being utilised.”

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim

Sulu-Gambari, represented by the

Magaji Are of Ilorin Alhaji Aremu

Zubair hailed the effort of the former

Kwara State governor and urged other

political office holders to emulate him.

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