Nigeria Fadama III Disburses Economic Empowerment Items to IDPs in Gombe.

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By Ahmad Umar

Gombe (Nigeria)-Some Internally Displaced Persons in Gombe State, northeast of the country have been provided with some economic empowerment items worth ten million Naira.

The items referred to as non- farm livelihood, include, 120 sewing machines, 119 grinding machines, 10 knitting machines, 6 ox plough, 10 open stalls and a Solar borehole to the host community.

The distribution was made by the State Fadama III Additional Financing II (AF2) under North East Food Security and Livelihood Emergency Support Project on Infrastructures.

The state project coordinator of the Fadama project, Habiba Mohammed who disclosed this at the launching of the programme in Gombe on Thursday, said the gesture was aimed at assisting the internally displaced persons.

Hajiya habiba explained that the project was made possible through the assistance of Federal and State governments, and commended the state Governor for his support

Speaking on behalf of the Internally Displaced Persons, the Chairman of the IDPs in the state, Abba Jatau expressed delight and commended federal and State governments as well as  all other stakeholders on the Fadama III additional finance II for rural infrastructures for their tremendous effort in making IDPs reliable.

He said that about five months ago, about 335 million naira was spent on infrastructures in 67 communities hosting internally Displaced Persons in the state.

A community leader, Barau Poli commended the Fadama III project for impacting positively on the lives of the host communities and internally displaced persons.

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