Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq described girls empowerment as a significant units to arrest the social vices and to the curb the nation’s financial challenges.
Governor AbdulRazaq made this assertion on the flag off of the distribution of empowerment supplies to 500 girls and ladies all via the 16 Native Authorities Areas of the state.
Represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, Governor AbdulRazaq revealed that one amongst many safety thrust of this administration is to create an enabling atmosphere and equal alternate choices for the ladies “who’re bedrock of socio-economic enchancment all through the society”.
He added that the participation of ladies in governance and socio-political actions won’t solely arrest the drift in financial tendencies nonetheless furthermore convey governance nearer to houses. Whereas assuring that perpetrators of sexual and gender based mostly violence will face the regulation, Governor AbdulRazaq appealed to beneficiaries to make the most of the empowerment equipments judiciously to raised their lives and earn a residing.
Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi presenting the empowerment units to one amongst many beneficiaries by the programme. Earlier, Commissioner for Girls Affairs, Hon. Bosede Aremu well-known that the distribution of the empowerment supplies is an illustration of presidency assist for girls by way of empowerment to realize their full potentials and capabilities.
The empowerment equipments embrace fridges, producing gadgets, stitching machines, grinding machines, make-up kits, and hair driers.