• Donates food items to Orphanage in Minna

From John Adams Minna

The wife of the Niger state Governor, Hajiya Fatima Umar Bago has disclosed that a comprehensive empowerment programme will soon be unveil for both women and children in the state, saying that the state government has a lot of plans especially for the children.

She pointed out that women and children are being included in several policies and programmes of the government which would be unveiled in the coming months.

The governor’s wife stated this after her interaction with children at the Niger state government orphanage home in Minna, the state capital as part of activities to commemorate the Governor’s one year in office.

According to her, the plans of the government will go a long way in improving the well-being and development of women and children across the state.

“This is just the beginning. We have not started anything serious yet. We have so much plans for the children and they will be included in our plans for a new Niger. Better days are ahead for the children of Niger state.”

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Hajiya Bago maintained that the Ministry of Women Affairs will work with the management of the orphanage to repair some of the damaged parts of the orphanage.

The wife of the Governor also distributed some food items, including rice, beans, noddles,vegetable oil, toiletries and medication for the upkeep of the orphans in the home.

Earlier while briefing the governor’s wife, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Titi Auta said that there are 42 orphans in the orphanage adding that all of the orphans attend private schools.

She said one of the students wrote the 2024 JAMB and scored 216 while another is already in the university and the rest are in primary and secondary schools within the area where the orphanage is located.

She appreciated the wife of the Niger state Governor and the Committee in charge of the one year anniversary of the Governor for the donations given to the orphans

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