In other to alleviate poverty and give the people a sense of belonging, the Director of Accounts in the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mall Sani Abdulraheem, has empowered some artisans and farmers from his community washing machines, motorcycles and several other items
Giving out the items in Adogo the headquarters of Ajaokuta Local Government Area, the Director noted that the gesture was in line with the New Direction Administration’s focus of empowering the less privileged people in the society.
He said “My philanthropy is teaching people how to fish instead of giving them fish. Today these people have been empowered. They will earn a living, become financially Independent and can become employers of Labour too.
Speaking further, he said several youths, widows and the less privileged, have been empowered in line with the GYB new direction agenda, in addition to the one being carried out on the 1st of January 2019
Items donated includes :two laundry machines three motorcycles, and several items worth thousands of naira which he said was to enable them to become self sufficient and contribute their quota to the development of the society.
The beneficiaries in their various speeches prayed Allah will continue to continue to guide and protect Mall Abdulraheem
One of Laundry men who spoke with our reporter said “How else do we say,thank you Mr. Sanni Abdulraheem, Director of Accounts, Kogi State Ministry of LG & Chieftaincy Affairs and the President,SanBase Group of Company,for your kind gesture in elevating the sufferings of the people of Ajaokuta Federal Constituency & putting smiles on our faces.
“On New year day, he decided to give us washing machines, motorcycles and other worthy items distributed us laundry providers, artisans and farmers. May God bless the New Direction government of Alhaji Yahaya Bello.