Nasarawa state Governor, Umaru Al-Makura has recently launched a skills acquisition programme for people living with HIV/AIDS in the state.
At the 5th graduation of beneficiaries of the programme, trained at Mother and Child Care Enhancement Foundation, a pet project of Salamatu Umaru-Almakura, the governor announced that he will employ 10 out of the 40 graduates.
He said ”I want to thank the graduate trainees for the boldness and acceptance of your status as HIV/AIDS patients and I urge you to continue with your medication in order to live longer. On behalf of Nasarawa State Government, I have offered automatic employment to 10 of you who have the necessary qualification.
You should submit your credentials to the appropriate quota for immediate employment.
“I also want to support each of you with the sum of N100,000, making a total of N4 million to 40 of you who graduated today in different skills.”