The Minister of Transportation, Rt.Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has empowered hundreds of Rivers People with soft loans for their businesses.
The empowerment program was done I collaboration with the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
Bittertruth Media reports that about 7,150 Women and Youths benefitted from the programme.
Apart from the business loan facilities, beneficiaries also were trained with vocational skills.
Dignitaries at the event included Mr. Amaechi, who was the special guest of honor. Others were Barr. Fetus Keyamo, SAN, Hon. Minister of state for Labour & Employment, Chief Host, Dr. Nasir Mohammed Ladan Argungu, National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Host, Nigeria Ambassador to Neitherlands, HE, Chief Oji Ngofa, Ag. National Secretary of APC, Chief (Hon) Victor Giadom among many others.
It may interest you to note that the loan will attract zero interest and will range from N100,000 to N5m.
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