The Kano State Government said it has spent N208 million on the empowerment of 5,200 tea sellers in the state.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje made the announcement on Saturday during an empowerment programme at the Government House, Kano.
Ganduje said that the beneficiaries were selected from 484 wards in the 44 local government areas of the state.
He said that the gesture was to help in improving beneficiaries with means of livelihood and that of their defendants.
“Our government attaches so much importance to empowerment programme because, at the end, the beneficiaries will be self-reliant, thereby improving the economic capacity of the state,” he said.
The governor gave each of the beneficiaries N40, 000 worth of empowerment packages to improve their business.
The items include Bournvita, milk, milo, noodles, margarine, pasta, tea bags,…
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