The Governor Masari led administration in Katsina state has empowered 100,000 Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs (SME’s) with soft loans to support financial activities in the state.
Mr Murtala Ibrahim, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Aminu Masari on Radio Monitoring, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Katsina on Thursday.
Ibrahim said that the recipients included women, youths, operators of enterprises and physically tested people.
He said that the recipients received N10,000 and N1 million loan depending on the category of the business.
Ibrahim said that the empowerment was part of the administration’s effort to boost economic activities, reduce poverty and employment for the general population.
He urged people of the state to continue to support the administration’s policies and programmes in its effort to improve the living condition of people and move the state forward.