NGO empowers 100 women in Song

Center for social change and Economic Development in Nigeria CSCED in collaboration with Food and Agriculture organization FAO of the United Nations have distributed Agrited Chickens known as Noiler Pullets to one hundred female Headed Households in Song Gari of Song
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By Abubakar Muhammad Adamu

The Center for social change and Economic Development in Nigeria CSCED in collaboration with Food and Agriculture organization FAO of the United Nations have distributed Agrited Chickens known as Noiler Pullets to one hundred female Headed Households in Song Gari of Song.

The programme which is being funded by the German Humanitarian Assistance is aimed at providing livelihood assistance to conflict affected population in North East particularly Women Headed households.

In a remark, the project Officer of the centre, Doctor Abdullahi Abubakar Usman identified beneficiaries of the program as Women Headed households who are Internally Displaced Persons IDPs, Returness and Host Communities.

According to him, the centre has been is rendering services to people of Adamawa for years, adding that some of the thematic areas of the organization include empowering people, food security and livelihood.

He appreciated Adamawa state government for providing a level play ground to Non Governmental organizations to operate in the state.

The Field Officer of Food and Agriculture organization FAO Umaru Buba Maikadiri implored the beneficiaries to take good care of the chickens to improve their livelihoods.

Presenting the chickens to some beneficiaries, the chairman song local government council Alhaji Gidado Abdulsalam thanked CSCED and FAO for the assistance and assured them of his support at all times.

He pledged to give ten thousand naira cash to every beneficiary whose Noiler Birds improved by December this year.

Also speaking, the state Commissioner for Livestock and Aquaculture, Alhaji Usman Yahya Diyajo expressed state government readiness towards empowering people through livestock and Aquaculture development.

On his part, the District Head of song Alhaji Ahmed Saidu represented by Ubandoma Song Alhaji Kabiru Hammanjoda called on the beneficiaries not to resale the products now but use them to improve their living standard.

Twenty chickens and four bags of feeds were distributed to each beneficiary.

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