By Samuel Torlumun
The Governor Ahmadu Fintiri-led administration in Adamawa State has graduated 105 physically-challenged persons who have undergone training on various skills acquisition.
The beneficiaries who were selected from the 21 local government areas of Adamawa were trained by the State Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Creation Agency (PAWECA) under the Ministry of Entrepreneurship Development.
Sewing machines and starter kits were among items distributed to the beneficiaries at the event held on Tuesday in the Women Development Centre Hall, Yola Adamawa State.
In her remarks, the state coordinator of PAWECA, Hajiya Aisha Bawa Abdullahi commended Governor Fintiri for approving the training which she said will go a long way in assisting the disabled in the state.
The beneficiaries thanked the state government for organising the training and promise to utilise the knowledge acquired for their benefit and that of the state.
This development has further confirmed the commitment of Fintiri-led administration to ensuring training of youths, women and vulnerables on various skills to enable them fend for themselves.
Governor Fintiri has restated in many fora that government will this year prioritize the welfare of this category of people in order to reduce restiveness among them and enhance the socioeconomic growth in the state.
The members of the physically challenged persons will continue to feel at home with this administration as it is poised to ensure their welfare in all ramifications.