Borno Lawmaker, MT Monguno Again Trains 500 Persons On Conflict Mitigation, Skills Acquisition, Disburse N25 Million For Empowerment

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Member representing Marte, Monguno and Nganzai federal constituency of Borno State, Rt. Hon Mohammed Tahir Monguno on Friday distributed N25 million to 500 people, mostly vulnerable women, youths, traditional and religious leaders after successful completion of a 3-Day workshop on Animal Husbandry, Tailoring and Conflict Mitigation associated with the 12 years atrocities posed by insurgents.

In the past two months, a total of over N100 million have been expended on series of similar trainings and disbursement of funds to about 2,000 beneficiaries who recieved the sum of N50,000 each from empowerment programmes sponsored by the Lawmaker, who is the Chief Whip at the National Assembly.

In collaboration with Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Centre for Management Development (CMD) and National Teachers Institute (NTI) among other development partners.

These funds disbursed did not cover the cost of dozens vehicles distributed by the Chief Whip to some members of the constituent and other logistics as well as hotel accommodations.

Flagging of the distribution of the cash to 500 beneficiaries which took place on Friday at Barwee Luxury Suites, Maiduguri, each participants recieved the sum of N50,000 as a starter token to become self reliant as they settled back to their liberated communities.

In his welcome address, Administrative Director of the Chief Whip, Alhaji Abatcha Ma’aji said, the training is in collaboration with IPCR and National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF).

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