Goje Distributes Empowerment And Disability Aids To PWDs

The Albino Foundation Public Notice

The Albino Foundation Public Notice

Thousands of People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) in Gombe State on Tuesday, benefitted from the empowerment programme of Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje the lawmaker representing Gombe Central.

The items distributed to the beneficiaries including tricycles, grinding machines, pumping machine for irrigation, clippers for barbing, generators, welding machines, bags of assorted grains, noodles, groundnuts oil and mattresses and others.

The items were distributed, on behalf of Senator Goje by the former Speaker of the the state House of Assembly, Abubakar Sadiq Kurba.

He said the items were distributed to the PLWDs as part of Goje’s constituency project.

“The senator targeted the people with disability because of their peculiar needs, being the most vulnerable group in the society. The empowerment will go a long way in alleviating their sufferings,” he said.

Chairman of the PLWDs in Gombe State, Comrade Umar Ali Goro, thanked the former governor for the gesture. He further added that all the cluster groups in the state, (Blind, Deaf, Spinal Cord, Albinism, Dwarf, Physically Challenged, Down Syndrome) benefitted from the gesture. 

“We are extremely happy with this gesture. This is the first time that a politician will be reaching out to us in this way. We are very happy,” he said, calling for the establishment of a special centre to empower their members with vocational skills.”

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