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Bauchi Governor’s wife Hajiya Mariam empowers young technician with N400,000


Bauchi Governor’s wife Hajiya Mariam empowers young technician with N400,000

By Ahmed Ahmed

The wife of Bauchi State Governor Hajiya Mariam Bala Mohammed has empowered Bauchi young technician with cash of N400,000 to boost his business empire.

Mariam Made the presentation of the N400,000 to the technician Mr Ukasha Ibn Safwan, who fabricated a five-row Planter named the UKC through her aide Alhaji Musa Usman, the Chairman Bauchidecides on Wednesday in Bauchi.

He said Hajiya Mariam Mohammmed has the passion and zeal for vibrant and innovative young men who are ready to build a business empire that will create employment for himself and others.

“This type of innovation would curb the alarming rate of unemployment and poverty amongst the youths, reduce the over dependence of youth on the government,

“It will enhance and promote entrepreneurship culture that will create sustainable development, create new generational business leaders that will impact the country.

“Innovations, harness the talents of youths and give them a clear future, curb social vices, youth restiveness, and enhance peace and unity, and to support the development of economy among others,” Usman said

According to him, Hajiya Mariam always believed that empowering youths who are into agro-businesses can go a long way in encouraging Bauchi young innovative minds to come up with more creations that can support local efforts.

“Bauchi state has abundant land resources that support farming to meet citizens’ food requirements thereby attaining self-sufficiency in food production.

“When we harness and support talents such as Ukasha’s, jobless youths roaming streets can be catered for to the extent that they can also employ others thereby assisting Bauchi state to actualise her full agricultural potentials,” he said.

Usman said it is on record that Bauchi State is the fifth largest state in Nigeria in terms of land mass and the vast land of the state is arable.

“Since the coming of the administration under Bala Mohammmed the has been pursuing food security and an enhanced agro-businesses agenda in the state which led the state to sponsor over 200 youths to Nasarawa state to learn agro-business skills.

“That also includes the recent loan approval for the Bauchi Fertilizer Blending Company,” speaks about the governor’s commitment to improve agriculture in the state.

He however urged the beneficiary to make good use of the funds to establish a factory that will empower others and take them off the street.

While responding the Young Technician Ibn Safwan,commended the wife of the governor Hajiya Mariam Mohammmed for the kind support, encouragement to talented youth.

He said that with the support, he will consolidate his efforts to come up with more agro-based inventions to assist local farmers and train other youth to become self-reliant in the state.

“With such encouragement from her whom we have never met in my life it will give more energy and commitment to go the extra mile on the business,” He said.

Bauchi Governor’s wife Hajiya Mariam empowers young technician with N400,000

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