Economic empowerment: Sokoto forges partnership with FG on social projects  

By Musa Gada, Sokoto

Sokoto State Government has pledged to assist its citizens to enable them fully benefit from the various Federal Government social intervention projects.To buttress his readiness, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has donated office apartment and vehicles for proper take off of FG’s various intervention plans in the Sokoto.

Announcing the donation when he received the Special Adviser to the President on Social Intervention, Mrs. Maryam Uwais on a courtesy visit, Tambuwal said the various programmes introduced by the Muhammadu Buhari administration were aimed at addressing challenges of poverty in Nigeria.

“Sokoto state stands to benefit from those intervention programmes, so we will partner partner with the FG by giving any required support and cooperation so as to achieve the desired objectives,” the Governor said.

He added that the state government is ready to support all policies of Federal Government which he said were aimed at improving the living standard of the people.

According to Tambuwal, already a office apartment for the various schemes equipped with modern office equipment has been provided, while vehicles will soon be provided for their smooth take off.

“In addition to this, a Desk Officer for the programme has been appointed and process are on to appoint a Special Adviser on Social Intervention in Sokoto,” he added.

In her remarks Mrs. Uwais said they were in Sokoto to enlighten people on the benefit of FG’s various intervention projects.

She said her team would interract with stakeholders to find out how to encourage collaboration with their office and state government.

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