1 A former member of the House of RepresentativesAlhadji Ahmad Wadadacalled on the natives and local government residents of Keffi to Nasarawa the State to contribute to the improvement of the economic development of the region.
2 Wadada, who holds the traditional title of Sarkin Yakin Keffi, made the call during the commissioning of the Peanut Milling Machine of the Keffi Emirate Council Investment Committee on Sunday in Keffi.
3 The press agency of Nigeria reports that the event also featured the inauguration of the Keffia Emirate Council Investment Committee Cooperative Groups.
4 The former lawmaker said it was the responsibility of every resident of Keffi to strive to give back to society in order to improve the living conditions of the less privileged and vulnerable groups in the region.
5 “I want to leverage this medium to call on every native and resident of Keffi Local Government Area to look much more within to see what he or she is able to do to improve the livelihoods of the inhabitants of the region.
6 “Because a people without strength or economic advantage is an inactive people.
seven Of course, Keffi even before now had not been a leftist community in all facets of human endeavor.
8 “But this is to rejuvenate Keffi’s old spirit and I pray to Allah to continue to guide, bless and protect all of our efforts,” he said.
9 Wadada, who is the senatorial candidate for Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Nasarawa West Senate District, described the inauguration of the Peanut Milling Machine as an occasion of fulfillment, joy, gratitude, pride and challenge.
ten “For the Keffi Emirate Council Investment Committee to achieve this through its Women’s Empowerment Sub-Committee is quite gratifying, encouraging, gratifying and challenging.
11 “A challenge for all of us to do more than we just did to get the mileage to be longer or higher than it is now,” Wadada said.
12 Earlier, Ms. Ramatu SaniChairman of Peanut Oil Weaving and Processing Sub-Committee, said the inauguration of the Peanut Milling Machine was the result of the joint efforts of Keffi’s sons and daughters.
13 Sani revealed that the sub-committee had spent more than 3.5 million naira to procure the groundnut oil extraction machine, adding that the committee intended to provide two additional machines for two different locations. on Keffi.
14 She also disclosed that so far, the sub-committee has trained more than 90 indigent women in different skills aimed at empowering them in society.
15 » The Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Muhammadu Chindo Yamusa IIIformed the committee to see to the revival of the ancient lost trade and economic activities of this town and to the glory of God, all of us natives of Keffi have contributed money to put this together.
16 “We plan to reach more people to sell this product and I am sure it will go a long way in eradicating poverty among women who are the target beneficiaries.
17 “We are convinced that if women are empowered, society will be better off and they will be able to take care of their children and even help their husbands.
19 NewsSourceCredit: NOPE