Salamatu Al-Makura, wife of Nassarawa State Governor, through her Non-Governmental Organization, Mother and Child Care Enhancement Foundation (McCEF), has empowered another batch of 230 persons in various skills.
The governor’s wife also empowered them with working tools to help them become independent. The 230 beneficiaries received their working tools at their graduation ceremony held in Lafia on Wednesday. The graduation ceremony held for the 230 beneficiaries is the 10th of its kind since the inception of the NGO in Nassarawa State.
The beneficiaries were trained in Kampala making, tailoring and bead making, among others.
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, represented by his deputy, Mr. Silas Agara, lauded the accomplishments of the NGO in training and empowering youths with various skills for the past seven years.
The governor also used this medium to call on other well-meaning citizens of the state to follow in the footsteps of the first lady by making useful contributions that would lift the less privileged in the state from abject poverty and hopelessness.