……..Beneficiaries were tasks to use the grant appropriately.
Senate Chief Whip, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume has distributed cash grants of three hundred thousand naira each to some selected constituents, aimed to uplift their businesses.
The exercise which is still ongoing has so far seen many of the southern Borno constituents benefits from the gesture.
The beneficiaries mostly established farmers, traders, animal rairers and computer operators where carefully selected based on their areas of interest.
The lawmaker said the intervention came against the backdrop of the growing demands for capital after the removal of fuel subsidy that hitherto changed the economic system especially in rural and urban communities.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Abdulmuninu Umar from Bayo local government shortly after receiving his cash grant, thanked the lawmaker and his wife Hajia Maryam Ndume for the gesture and promised to use it appropriately.