Federal Lawmaker Representing Jos North/Bassa Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Haruna Maitala, has disbursed free loans to 1,000 members of his constituency to enable them start small scale businesses in the constituency.
Hon Maitala, while doling out the soft loan to his constituents at the weekend in Jos, said what he has done is one of his campaign promises to the good people of Jos North/Bassa constituency who lined up in the scorching sun to cast their votes for him that earned him the seat as a member of Federal House of Representatives from Plateau state.
Hon. Maitala represented at the event by Hon. Philip Adik Asanato, said the free loan of Ten Thousand naira each for One Thousand beneficiaries in the first instance from constituency was going be a continuous process as the second phase will soon “come up in a week or two from today this time in Bassa.”
Maitala further added that the event was part of his campaign promises to his constituents and to ensure they are self employed and above poverty level.
He said touching the lives of people and by extension Members of his constituency as his primary concern .
“Few weeks back, in a similar gesture I paid WAEC, NECO and JAMB registration fee for not fewer than One Thousand Students from my constituency.”
According to him, the selection of the beneficiaries of his free loan cut across Parties, tribal,and religious affiliations but for those who were interviewed.