In his bid to ensure the people are economically empowered and financially stable, the Member representing Jos South Constituency at the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Fom Gwottson Dalyop “Banga by Nature” has distributed empowerment Items to his Constituents, mostly Women & Youths.
While handing over the empowerment tools which included Sewing Machines, Water Pumps, Dryers, Generators, Pumps for Artisan Miners, Grinding Machines and cash to 800 beneficiaries, Hon. Fom Gwottson hinted that the gesture is one of the empowerment projects for his people.
The Lawmaker described empowerment as panacea to poverty and will continue to do his best to ensure his people are empowered in order to to financially stable and economically sound.
He said the gesture was to create serial entrepreneurs that would create employment opportunities for his constituents and provide them with reliable streams of incomes.
He said the empowerment project is part of his campaign promises to better the lives of his Constituents.
“We looked at the times and how revenues of families are falling, the earning powers of families diminishing and the capacity of the families to make ends meet is in the decline, so we thought it wise to empower them” he said.
The Legislator said he is committed to providing quality and credible representation and attracting people-oriented projects to his Constituency.
Hon. Gwottson posited that he will continue to do his best in fighting poverty through sound and beneficial empowerment programmes.
Those who spoke at the event and the officials of the Plateau State Microfinance Development Agency (PLASMIDA) commended the Lawmaker for the laudable empowerment initiative and for identifying with the less privileged and providing them with items that will sustain them financially.
They described the Lawmaker as a Performer and a true Representative of the people.
They charged the Beneficiaries not to sell the materials given them but put them to effective use to improve their present living condition.
One of the Beneficiaries, Miss Mary Dung a Tailor from Gyel District, Jos South LGA who could not hide her joy commended the Lawmaker for considering the less privileged and putting smiles on their faces with the empowerment. She said this is the first time she is benefiting from such kind gesture and prayed God to open greater door to the Legislator so he can reach out to more people.