The Kebbi State Government has signed a MOU with Procter and Gamble (P & G), a leading consumer product company in Nigeria, to empower and educate women in the state.
The weekend's MOU singing, Kebbi Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu Abubakar, said the partnership would support Kebbi’s women’s business project, adding that his administration was committed to ensuring that women were given the right incentive to start and maintain business and promote economic growth of the state.
“An organization that will support us in this way is adorable, and women will be self-sufficient,” he added.
In her remarks, the governor’s wife, Ms. Zaynab Bagudu, praised the efforts of the government and companies to sign the MOU, adding that the partnership will bring good results not only for women but also for society.
“I am very passionate about learning and empowering women because I understand the tremendous contribution that women can make to society. However, I cannot do it alone, which is why I am grateful for the support of such a corporate organization as P & G's credit resources to support me in empowering women, ”she said.
Responding to a question, P & G, Director of Government Relations for Africa, Ms. Temitoplulum, said that the partnership is in line with the company's commitment to influence life through sustainable investments and the removal of barriers to women's economic empowerment.
“We are committed to giving women the opportunity to live fully. Deepening economic equality and inclusive growth can only strengthen our world. Thanks to our company and brand impact program, we help achieve gender and economic equality, and when women are empowered, her family is empowered and, in addition, society is empowered, ”she said.