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Goje empowers people living with disabilities in Gombe

Goje empowers people living with disabilities in Gombe

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Goje empowers people living with disabilities in Gombe 

Story from Matthew ELOYI

Thousands of People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) in Gombe State on Tuesday benefitted from the empowerment programme of Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje (APC, Gombe Central).

The items, including tricycles, grinding machines, pumping machine for irrigation, clippers for barbing, bags of assorted grains, noodles, groundnuts oil and mattresses were distributed, on behalf of Senator Goje by the former Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, Abubakar Sadiq Kurba.

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He said the items were distributed to the PLWDs as part of Goje’s constituency project.

In his words, “The senator targeted the people with disability because of their peculiar needs, being the most vulnerable group in the society. The empowerment will go a long way in alleviating their sufferings.”

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Chairman of the PLWDs in Gombe State, Comrade Umar Ali Goro, thanked the Senator for the gesture.

“We are extremely happy with this gesture. This is the first time that a politician will be reaching out to us in this way. We are very happy,” he said, calling for the establishment of a special centre to empower their members with vocational skills.

Goje empowers people living with disabilities in Gombe

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