Gov. Almakura Lauds Dangote Foundation Programme that would Give N10,000 to 1000 women in each LGA of Nasarawa State.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation as a very well thought out programme that would go a long way towards helping help the people it was targeted to reach.

Gov. Almakura made this known as he received Zouera Youssoufou MD/CEO Dangote Foundation and the Mr. A. A. Sule MD Dangote Sugar and other members of the Dangote group who were in the state to brief him on the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation

Delighted and excited with the visit Gov. Almakura appreciated the care and concern the Dangote Chairman has had for the state , where he has kept the excitement coming from the 60 hectare Sugarcane plantation/refinery in Tunga Awe LGA , which would be the one of the largest in Africa in addition to gainful employment to 30,000 persons which will stimulate the economy.

The Governor made it known that they would ensure that the micro-grant is administered to benefit the targeted disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community, especially the widows and other special interest persons.

Lastly the Governor , described the effort of the Foundation as a God Sent, a well thought out programme and a true blessing to Nasarawa state commended Alhaji Aliko Dangote for the gesture giving his assurance that state would continue to collaborate and support his activities in the state .

Speaking earlier Zouera Youssoufou MD/CEO Dangote Foundation explained that the foundation was set up to help the people and by giving support to the average person.
She made it known that the current micro-grant scheme designed by Allh. Aliko Dangote would be to give 1000 women in each LGA of the state the sum of N10,000 each .

She said that it was set up to provide the women the opportunity to reduce their vulnerability and meet their livelihood needs.

She disclosed that the state would set up a committee for the selection of beneficiaries. The programme would be implemented in partnership with the State Government to make it inclusive, where the government would have to put up a Micro Grants beneficiary selection committee to select beneficiaries and ensure the programme go to the people who needed it .

Laslty ,She made it known that they were ready to sart and would want to finish the programme in the state before the end of the year.

The programme was targeted at a minimum of 1,000 vulnerable women in each of the 774 Local Government Areas across the country and Nasarawa State is the second State visited by the programme.

Thank you Dangote for choosing Nasarawa State.

Gov. Almakura Lauds Dangote Foundation Programme that would Give N10,000 to 1000 women in each LGA of Nasarawa State.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation as a very well thought out programme that would go a long way towards helping help the people it was targeted to reach.

Gov. Almakura made this known as he received Zouera Youssoufou MD/CEO Dangote Foundation and the Mr. A. A. Sule MD Dangote Sugar and other members of the Dangote group who were in the state to brief him on the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation

Delighted and excited with the visit Gov. Almakura appreciated the care and concern the Dangote Chairman has had for the state , where he has kept the excitement coming from the 60 hectare Sugarcane plantation/refinery in Tunga Awe LGA , which would be the one of the largest in Africa in addition to gainful employment to 30,000 persons which will stimulate the economy.

The Governor made it known that they would ensure that the micro-grant is administered to benefit the targeted disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community, especially the widows and other special interest persons.

Lastly the Governor , described the effort of the Foundation as a God Sent, a well thought out programme and a true blessing to Nasarawa state commended Alhaji Aliko Dangote for the gesture giving his assurance that state would continue to collaborate and support his activities in the state .

Speaking earlier Zouera Youssoufou MD/CEO Dangote Foundation explained that the foundation was set up to help the people and by giving support to the average person.
She made it known that the current micro-grant scheme designed by Allh. Aliko Dangote would be to give 1000 women in each LGA of the state the sum of N10,000 each .

She said that it was set up to provide the women the opportunity to reduce their vulnerability and meet their livelihood needs.

She disclosed that the state would set up a committee for the selection of beneficiaries. The programme would be implemented in partnership with the State Government to make it inclusive, where the government would have to put up a Micro Grants beneficiary selection committee to select beneficiaries and ensure the programme go to the people who needed it .

Lastly, She made it known that they were ready to start and would want to finish the programme in the state before the end of the year.

The programme was targeted at a minimum of 1,000 vulnerable women in each of the 774 Local Government Areas across the country and Nasarawa State is the second State visited by the programme.

Thank you Dangote for choosing Nasarawa State.