Mr. Maigari Bello-Kasimu, a lawmaker representing Jalingo, Yorro and Zing federal constituency of Adamawa state has given youth Wheelbarrow as constituency projects, Daily Nigeria reports.
The lawmaker who is an All Progressives Congress (APC) member gave out 14 wheelbarrows to members of truck pushers association, Zing branch, as part of his constituency project in the state.
The Wheelbarrows were distributed to the beneficiaries by Mr. Saidu Giwa Na-annabi, spokesman to the lawmaker.
Addressing journalists after the distribution, the lawmaker said his gesture is part of his effort to address unemployment in the state.
Bello-Kasimu said the beneficiaries were renting wheelbarrow to earn money, but his gesture has helped them to own a wheelbarrow of their own.
The lawmaker charged the beneficiaries to see that as an opportunity to grow, pointing out that he also pushed Wheelbarrow to see himself through school.
He called on the beneficiaries to use their strength and ensure they push the wheelbarrow well.
One of the beneficiaries, Mr. Aliyu Jidda, thanked the lawmaker and promised to make good use of the wheelbarrow.