The president of the 8th senate; Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday 12 feb 2022 through his foundation, ABS Foundation has empowered some students of University of Ilorin who had been trained with equipment and start-up kits.
The empowerment programme which Was in collaboration with the student union of University of Ilorin took place at the school Auditorium.
The equipment given to beneficiaries at the event include ; sewing machine, make-up kits, Digital Camera, Laptop, Filing Machine, Hair dryer and Oven.
Saraki who joined the program virtually in his brief Remark commended the UNILORIN Students union for organizing the programme, adding that the empowerment will address the major issues of unemployment in Nigeria.
Similarly, The director of community impact of Abs foundation, Engr Otukoko Olayinka Ibrahim while speaking with our men explained the essence of the program, stressing that such programme will reduce the rate of unemployment in the society.
He however advised the beenficiaries to make good use of the equipment given them.
In their separate remarks, The university vice chancellor; Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem Age ably represented by the Dean students affairs; Dr Akanmu Alex, The university SU President, Waliyu Opeyemi Omoluabi, SU Vice President Hanifa Motunrayo appreciated The Abs foundation for supporting their initiative, advised the beneficiaries to make good use of the equipments given to them.
It was a appreciation galore for Saraki as the beneficiaries stated expressed delight over the life changing empowerment, stated that the Equipment given to them will be of good benefit to them.