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Adamawa Governor Fintiri flags off N50,000 empowerment to 10,000 beneficiaries

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By Joseph Adahnu, Yola

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state has flagged off N50,000 poverty alleviation and empowerment to 10,000 beneficiaries.

Addressing the benefitiaries, Fintiri said the described the programme as a significant milestone of his government’s commitment to uplifting the socio-economic status of the people and fostering inclusive growth across all sectors of our economy.

The Governor said his administration has recognized that micro-businesses form the nucleus of local communities hence the government’s deliberate attempts to explore the aspect so as to encourage self-reliance and creating employment opportunities to the overall prosperity of the people and the state.

He noted that the decision to allocate these cash grants stems from the unwavering dedication to alleviating poverty and empowering entrepreneurs to thrive in a competitive marketplace.

Governor Fintiri said his provision of this direct financial assistance to 10,000 micro-business owners is aimed to catalyze their growth, enhance their productivity, and enable them to scale-up their ventures to a new heights.

According to him, they are mindful of the challenges faced by micro-business owners from limited access to capital to lack of resources and infrastructure, that these cash grants are not merely handouts but strategic investments in the future of Adamawa State.

The State Commissioner of Entrepreneurship Development, James Iliya described programme as a huge success, congratulated the beneficiaries and urged them to utilize the grants judiciously so as to encourage the Government to do more.

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