Katsina businessman empower 1,000 women, 700 students in hometown
Governor Aminu Bello Masari has performed the laying foundation for the construction of a 350 capacity Assembly Hall at Kadandani Community Day Secondary school in Rimi local government.
The Governor similarly launched a 10 million Naira Economic Empowerment for 1000 women and 7 million Naira scholarship support for 700 students from Rimi Local Government area.
Addressing people at Kadandani, Governor Aminu Masari spoke on the need for private sector participation in the effort to restore the lost glory of the education sector in the state.
He emphasized that the contribution of Alhaji Salisu Mamman Kadandani to the educational persuit of the people of his domain could not be quantified.
He therefore restated the need for wealthy people and corporate organizations to contribute their quota to revamp education in the state.
Governor Masari contended that even the current insecurity affecting the state could be checked with the proper education of the citizenry.
In a remark, the chairman of continental Foundation, Alhaji Salisu Mamman Kadandani announced that the 10 million Naira Economic Empowerment was meant to increase access to wealth by the rural womenfolk in Rimi local government.
Similarly, Alhaji Salisu Kadandani said the 7 million Naira scholarship support was to reduce the frustration felt by talented qualified and willing youths to enhance their tertiary education.
He said that the 350 seat capacity Assembly Hall would help to serve as platform for conduct of WAEC, NECO and NABTEB examinations.
There were goodwill messages from the Director of Administration and Finance of Rimi local government, Alhaji Sada Isah Rawayau, the chairman of Kadandani Development Association, Alhaji Sani Umar, the special Adviser on Economic Empowerment, Alhaji Abdulkadir Mamman Nasir, the Executive Secretary of Katsina State Scholarship Board, Alhaji Isah Hameh, the state commissioner of education, professor Badamasi Lawal charanchi and kauran katsina, District head of Rimi, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir.
Highlight of the ceremony was cultural entertainment by various artistes.
Hassan Muhammad Tukur
Katsina Gazette/ Fitilar Katsina
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