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Zulum engages 3,311 youths, gives N108.13 million in takeoff grants

Zulum engages 3,311 youths, gives N108.13 million in takeoff grants

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The Borno State Government said it has engaged 3,311 youths and approved about N108.13 million as takeoff grants for traders and physically challenged persons. According to the Commissioner of Sports, Youths and Empowerment (SYEP), Sainna Buba, at an inter-ministerial briefing in Maiduguri, the youths, under the auspices of various trade groups were drawn from the Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, and Jere. He said that the youths were affected by losing their means of livelihoods during the decade long Boko Haram insurgency in the state. “With the inauguration of Governor Babagana Zulum last year, on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), many youths lost their means of livelihoods like trading, vulcanizing, farming and water vending. “The Governor directed me to iden...