Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has thrown his weight behind the proposal to establish at least 50 microfinance banks across his state, adding that whatever would better the lot of the people of the state would be embraced by this administration. The Governor, who was a guest at the opening ceremony of the training of over 25,000 Plateau women drawn from the 17 local government areas of the state on Financial Literacy sponsored by the First Lady of the state, Mrs Talatu Jang, congratulated his wife over the laudable steps she has taken towards empowering women and youths in the state. He added that he will give her the needed moral support to continue in the good works, even after his administration as the Governor of the state. In her remarks, Mrs Jang, who identified lack of capital to finance most businesses as a major problem for teeming unemployed women and youths, added that it was part of her efforts to alleviate poverty among rural women and youths in the state.
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