Hardship: Reps Speaker Rt. Hon. Abbas empowers Constituents to ameliorate economic challenges

Pam Moses

Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives Abuja Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas has at the weekend empowered his constituents most women and Youths with a starter package of small-scale business and modern farming tools as an intervention to ameliorate the economic hardships currently being faced in the country.

To reduce the hardship for his Constituents, the Reps Speaker presented small business packages for women to start up micro-businesses and also distributed modern equipment for irrigation farming and food items to thousands of households in Zaria Federal Constituency of Kaduna State.

The Special Adviser on Youths Matters to the Speaker Hon. Umar Ibrahim Lamir said Rt. Hon. Abbas has decided to change the way of representation of impacting the people at the grassroots, unlike the norm of some politicians.

Lamir describes remarkable the gesture of the Speaker to the people at the grassroots, saying the effort is among the series of efforts he has been injecting into the lives of his constituents.

He appreciated his boss for making him recognise the importance of impacting the people as one of the dividends of democracy.

“I am honoured to have witnessed another phase of empowerment for the good people of Zaria from the office of the Rt. Hon. Speaker Tajudeen Abbas, empowered youths and Men with modern water pump machines for irrigation farming and grinding machines for women to start engaging in micro business, he has also distributed food items to the less privileged, this is indeed a massive empowerment to thousands of his constituents.

Our reporter gathered that the cheering faces of the beneficiaries confirmed how impactful the program is in ameliorating the hardship, they all expressed happiness to the Speaker for changing their economic challenges.

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Hardship: Reps Speaker Rt. Hon. Abbas empowers Constituents to ameliorate economic challenges

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