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Sen Abbo Empowers Young Entrepreneurs with Start Up Fund of 200K

Sen Abbo Empowers Young Entrepreneurs
Senator Ishaku Abbo, Adamawa North with committee of the Programme

In Summary

  • 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

Meet the winners of SIA MAIDEN SUNDAY GIVE AWAY of two hundred thousand Naira (N200,000.00) and One Hundred thousand Naira respectively. One star Proposal emerged for automatic win and nine (9) other winners emerged through RAFFLE draw.

The Judges are:

1. Falima Vanco - Chairperson
2. Umar J J Ahmed - Secretary
3. Ammar Ibrahim - Member
4. Amb Yakubu Rasha - Member
5. Para Malosan - Member

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: p kaigama.
Amount: N200,000

Wahya Rooney Ishaku.

2. Wahya Ishaku

From: SONG
Business name : Wahya Grainbarn

Business type: Grain Trading
Business Location: Song/Gombi
State: Adamawa State
Facebook handler: Wahya Rooney Ishaku.
Amount: N200,000

Wahya Rooney Ishaku.

3. Marshal Bakut

From: Kaduna
Name of Business: Marshal Farms
Type of Business: Ginger Farming (Crop Production)
Location: Adjacent, ECWA CHURCH II, Katsit, Kafachan, Kaduna
State: Kaduna

Amount: N200,000.00

Marshal Bakut

4. Pius Phineas

Name of Business: Nasiha Farms
Type of Business: Palm Oil Buying & Selling
Location: Buggre, Namtari Ward, Yola South, Adamawa State
State: Adamawa
Amount: N200,000.00

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.
State: Adamawa.
Amount: N200,000

Cecilia Peter

The other women support with one hundred Naira each are as follows below:

6. Miriam Andrew

Name of Business: PalmOil Selling 

Type of Business: Reselling of Palm Oil, Crayfish and Egusi 
Location: Tumfure, Gombe State Email 
LGA: Billiri L.G.A 
State: Gombe State 
Amount: N100,000.00

7. Rebbecca Matthias

Business name: Becca's farm 

Type of business: poultry 
Business address: Opposite Salima villa sangere futy 
LGA: Madagali LGA 
State: Adamawa 
Facebook: Rebecca Mathias 
Amount: N100,000.00

8. Pwanakai Dishon Piyato

Business name: Pwanix Tasties
Business type: Baking, snacks and pastries
Business address: opposite Jummaat mosque Lellewalji Bole road Yola town
Facebook: Pwanakai Dishon
LGA: Numan
State: Adamawa
Amount: N100,000.00

9. Name: Rifkatu Zira

Business Name.: Zira Chips and Take Away.
Type of Business: Food Business
Location: Yola North
From: Michika LGA
State: Adamawa
Amount: N100,000

10. Docas Linus

Business name -Queen D's Tasty pasty
Type of business -baking and catering
Address -Barama behind fed poly mubi
Facebook Dorcas Linus,
Location: Mubi north
State - Adamawa
Amount: N100,000

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.

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