Kaduna state commissioner for human services and social development, Hajia Hafsat Baba Mohammed has commended Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) for its efforts towards sustainable development goals in Kaduna.

The commissioner made this remark in a meeting with staff of AMDF and women representatives of the Rigasa Women Corporative, who paid a visit to the commissioner in her officer.

The meeting was necessitated following the outcome of a community engagement organized by AMDF in commemoration of the International Women’s Day.  Participants had during the previous meeting explained how difficult it has been for them to access funds for their micro businesses, coupled with the increase in price of goods in the market.

Hajia Hafsat Baba had called for a sit down with the women and promised to ensure that the women are able to access the Kaduna State women empowerment fund.

Speaking on behalf of the organization, the Executive Director, AMDF appreciated the commissioner for always making it easy to access her especially when it comes to issues of development.

The commissioner further encouraged the women to utilize the funds when it arrives “this window of opportunity is meant to support women like you, we hope that it will go a long way for”.

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