Jigawa State To Empower Widows With Goats

Ha ha ha ha. This one na true story oo. Wetin we no go hear for this Naija. Governor of Jigawa State says his administration has concluded arrangement to empower 8,610 widows across the state. Of all the numerous things that can be used to empower people in this modern age, he chose goats. Muhammed Badaru made this known on Monday in an interview with newsmen in Dutse, the state capital. 

According to him, about 25 to 30 widows would be selected from each of the 287 wards in the state to benefit from the program.

The governor said the beneficiaries would be given two she-goats and he-goat to rear and that widows would be given the breed that gives birth to three off-springs twice a year because of economic value.

He said that this would go a long way to help the women in taking care of their children in terms of feeding and schooling.

Source: Punch

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