Lawmaker empowers 500 women, others in Jigawa

THE member  representing Birninkudu/Buji Federal Constituency in Jigawa State, Honourable Magaji Da’u Aliyu has empowered 500 women and gave scholarship to 1,500 students in his constituency.

Speaking at the distribution ceremony, Honourable Aliyu said the gesture was part of his campaign promises which is in line with the yearning and aspiration of the people of his constituency.

Aliyu said that 23 motorcycles and 23 wheelchairs were given to some youths and physically challenged.

He pointed out that 2,313 students benefited from the scholarship programme last year.

According to him, the programme is a continuous exercise that will pave the way for other interested youths who wish to advance in their studies in various institutions of learning, adding “I will continue to support my people at whatever cost to improve their standard of living.”