Hajiya Bilkisu Saulawa, the Special Adviser on Women Affairs to the Katsina State Governor, has empowered around 1,000 ladies in Daura Zone.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Saulawa gave to the recipients things which include: 85 sewing machines; 500 packs of groundnut; 150 sacks of Soya beans; 200 sacks of beans and 200 spaghetti making machines.
She said at a function in Daura that the program was gone for boosting the financial status of the women particularly those in the rural regions.
She said that the program would be extended to oblige more women.
The exceptional counsel approached the recipients to make sensible utilization of the materials by building up little scale organizations.
The Wife of the Governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, praised the foresight and prescience of the special adviser in initiating the program.
Zakiya said the State Government had so far empowered more than 500,000 women in the state over the most recent two years.
NAN reports that the zone includes 12 local government to be specific, Daura, Zango, Sandamu, Maiadua, Ingawa, Kusada,Kankiya and Bindawa.