June 25, 2024

Hon. Kafilat Ogbara Empowers Constituents in Kosofe With Financial Literacy Workshop

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Hon. Kafilat Ogbara Empowers Constituents in Kosofe With Financial Literacy Workshop

…Partners Zenith Bank To Provide POS Machines For Participants

In a bid to empower women entrepreneurs within her constituency, Hon. Kafilat Ogbara, Chairman House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development and Member Federal House of Representatives representing Kosofe Federal Constituency, hosted a one-day financial literacy workshop in partnership with Shecluded on Wednesday May 15th, 2024.

 

The event aimed to equip women with essential financial management skills to enhance their businesses’ growth and sustainability.

The workshop, held at a local community center, attracted a significant turnout of women from various sectors of the economy. Attendees were treated to insightful sessions on budgeting, savings, investment, and financial planning, tailored to meet the specific needs of women entrepreneurs.

In addition to the informative sessions, Hon. Kafilat Ogbara announced a strategic partnership with Zenith Bank to provide free Point of Sale (POS) machines to women-owned businesses in Kosofe Federal Constituency.

 

This initiative is expected to streamline and facilitate seamless business transactions, ultimately boosting economic activities within the constituency.

The constituents expressed their gratitude and admiration for Hon. Kafilat Ogbara’s commitment to their empowerment and socio-economic development described the initiative beyond some political engagement, meanwhile, hon. Ogbara has promise this is not going to be one off but will happen every two months.

Many lauded her efforts in organizing such a timely and impactful workshop, which addresses the crucial need for financial literacy among women entrepreneurs.

“I am immensely grateful to Hon. Kafilat Ogbara for this incredible initiative,” said Mrs. Aisha Ibrahim, a beneficiary of the workshop and owner of a small-scale bakery. “The knowledge gained from today’s workshop will undoubtedly transform the way I manage my business finances, and the provision of free POS machines will make transactions much more convenient for me and my customers.”

Hon. Kafilat Ogbara reiterated her unwavering commitment to championing the cause of women empowerment and socio-economic development in her constituency. She emphasized the importance of equipping women with the necessary skills and resources to thrive in today’s competitive business environment.

“As a representative of the people, it is my duty to ensure that every constituent, especially women, is empowered to achieve their full potential,” stated Hon. Kafilat Ogbara.

“Through collaborative efforts with partners like Shecluded and Zenith Bank, we will continue to implement initiatives that uplift and support women entrepreneurs in Kosofe Federal Constituency.”

The financial literacy workshop and partnership with Shecluded and Zenith Bank have generated widespread acclaim and excitement among constituents, positioning Hon. Kafilat Ogbara as a beacon of empowerment and progress in the community.

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