Senator Philip Aduda, representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), yesterday, empowered 1,200 women and youths in Kwali and Abaji area councils.
Aduda, who was represented by his senior legislative aide, Alhaji Ali Danjuma Kawu, while declaring the one-day empowerment programme open at Kwali town hall, said he decided to collaborate with the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) to train the women and youths in various trades.
He said the women and youths who were to benefit from the grant were those into various kinds of handworks and trades such as carpentry, tailoring, soap making, tie/dye and home detergents.
OVER 5,000 NIGERIAN MEN HAVE OVERCOME POOR BEDROOM PERFORMANCE SYNDROME DUE TO THIS BRILLIANT DISCOVERY
Aduda noted that the gesture was his wife’s project for women and youths across the FCT.
He therefore, urged the beneficiaries of the grant to ensure they utilised the grants to start businesses that would help them become self-reliant.