By Musa Madobi, Kano
Kano State Government is set to distribute over N 2 billion micro-finance loans to all deserving women and youths across all the 44 local government councils of the state.
Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, Commissioner of Finance, Prof. Kabiru Isah Dandago said the gesture was meant to ensure that youths and women become self-reliant in the field of entrepreneurship.
Dandago also said the facility is interest free loan and all service charged will be settled by the state government
Chairman Board of Directors, Kano State Micro-finance Agency, KASMA, Mai Kano Rabiu said the loan should be seen as a desire for development not only for the beneficiaries but for Kano State in General.
He also urged the beneficiaries to be honest to avoid difficulties in repaying the loan.