Speaker House of Representatives Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, is facilitating the establishment of Zaria educational city to serve the yearnings of thousands of people.
He made the statement while distributing tractors, motor cycles and Keke NAPEP as empowerment to his constituents in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Dr. Abbas Tajuddeen, explained that proposed city comprises School of Nursing, College of Education, Open University and the National Judicial Institute for improved academic activities and job opportunities.
Represented by his Deputy Chief of Staff on administration Alh Jamilu Abdullahi, the Speaker confirmed that 9 hospitals have been proposed to be constructed in the Constituency while 2 of the numbers have already been completed ready for commissioning.
He said, the empowerment programme was part of plans to enhance the living standard of his constituents as well as appreciate the support and cooperation they have been rendering throughout his political journey as their representative in the green chamber.
The Speaker also, announced that another set of 30 roads have been proposed in the 2024 budget to be executed in 8 local governments of zone and Giwa to ensure that many communities in Kaduna state benefited from the dividends of democracy.
Dr. Abbas Tajuddeen’s empowerment programme includes 79 Keke NAPEP, 50 motor cycles, 8 Tractors while plans were on to distribute 3000 Grinding machines to women to promote self reliance.
He appealed to the beneficiaries not to sale the items donated to them as the plan was to create an avenue that will increase their sources of income and reduce poverty in the society.
In a remark, commissioner for housing Kaduna State Alh Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, who lauded the Speaker over the gesture confirmed that if maintained it will impacted positivity on the lives many people in Zaria but the Kaduna State as a whole.
He assured that, the Kaduna State government will continue to partner the Speaker on how to initiate programmes
that have direct bearing on people especially in the grassroot.
Also, speaking to he Jagaban Iyan Zazzau, Alh Ilyasu Balarabe, said another areas captured by the Speaker in his empowerment programmes include award of scholarship to qualified indigenes and training of women and youth on various trades.