- Senator Abbo empowers entrepreneurs
- 5 of the participants were given N200,000 each
- while 5 women were supported with a N100, 000 each
- the project continues monthly
Senator Ishaku Abbo, who represents Adamawa North Senatorial District, fulfilled his pledge of empowering youths and their businesses on Friday, September 9th by providing capital to youths and women to start medium and small scale businesses.
Abbo, who organised the SIA Sunday giveaway on his official Facebook page, gave out 200k to five lucky winners who had written a very good business proposal, compenseting other five female participants with 100k each..
According to the lawmaker, Out of over 3000 submissions, the selection committee led by Mrs Vanco Falina chose one hundred business ideas, gradually screening arriving at 50, where a raffle draw was initiated to pick winners.
The five major beneficiaries, who come from mostly Adamawa North, Adamawa Central and Adamawa South were transferred two hundred thousand Naira each including the special women category for hundred thousand Naira, respectively, to invest in their various businesses.
Sen Abbo also vowed to organise a Business Proposal Writing Workshop for Adamawa residents and named Mrs Falina Vanco as the committee's chairperson.
He said he will work with the Federal Ministry of Youth, Trade, and Investment to help more young people and women start businesses.
Below are the details of Winners as published by the lawmaker
1. John P. Kaigama
From: Mubi North
Name of Business: Kaigama's Farm
Type of Business: Poultry
Location: Wuro Jabbe, Yola South, Adamawa State
Email: email@example.com/Facebook_john p kaigama.
2. Wahya Ishaku
Business name : Wahya Grainbarn
Business Location: Song/Gombi
State: Adamawa State
Facebook handler: Wahya Rooney Ishaku.
3. Marshal Bakut
Name of Business: Marshal Farms
Type of Business: Ginger Farming (Crop Production)
Location: Adjacent, ECWA CHURCH II, Katsit, Kafachan, Kaduna
4. Pius Phineas
5: Cecilia Peter
Business Name: Cecebella Cosmetics.
Types of Business : Cosmetics.
Business Address: 9 , Nguroji Street, Shagari Phase One
L.G.A: Yola South.
The other women support with one hundred Naira each are as follows below:
6. Miriam Andrew
Name of Business: PalmOil Selling
7. Rebbecca Matthias
Business name: Becca's farm
8. Pwanakai Dishon Piyato
9. Name: Rifkatu Zira
10. Docas Linus
According to Senator Abbo
"The winners and finalists are also automatically qualified for additional sum of N150,000.00 (N150K) from the Ministry of Trade and Investment through my Office.
"We will support and monitor the growth of these businesses as those that are performing well will be qualified for “financial Injection” into their businesses after 3 months.