The councillor representing Gwarimpa Ward in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abubakar Baushe has flagged off a three weeks skill acquisition exercise for women and youths in the area.
Baushe during the flag-off and commissioning of the skill acquisition centre in Gwarimpa said the training exercise was one of his social services to the people of Gwarinpa Ward.
The councillor said during his election campaign, he promised the people the dividends of democracy not in words but in action and fulfilment.
“Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a life time, practically summarizes what we are doing today, in line with our party’s slogan of ‘Change’.
“Despite the financial predicament in the country, I am doing everything humanly possible to fulfil my mandate to the people.
“My administration is out to ensure that women and youths are meaningfully engaged and to impact positively to the people of AMAC,’’ he said.
The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon. Abdulahi Candido, represented by Hon. Tanko Yamawo described the exersice as a social and economic rebirth by the Councilor.
Yamawo said the initiative by the Councilor was a confirmation of selfless service to improve the living standard and economic status of Gwarinpa people.
He added that the training exercise would ensure that women and youths are meaningfully engaged to reduce crime in the area.
“The skill acquisition exercise is a tip of the ice berg, as many other programmes are coming up in the area.
“The Councillor is in constant discussion with the Chairman on the development of the area through construction of culverts, access roads and resuscitation of health centres.
“The skill acquisition centres are situated at Gwarimpa polling unit, Mabushi and Kuchigoro for the benefit of all individuals.