The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), on Wednesday said the government would continue to initiate programmes to support vulnerable women in the state.
He said: “Let me reiterate here that the Ministry, in line with its vision to sustainably reduce poverty in Lagos State, will continue to initiate, embark and sustain Programmes to support indigents and vulnerable women in Lagos.
“The intervention of Lagos State Government is crucial at this period, when Nations all over the world are clamouring for better ways to eradicate poverty and accelerate women empowerment, through local strategies.
“WAPA is very passionate about the plight of women in Lagos State, especially at the grassroots level, and has made concerted efforts to empower them through its numerous programmes.
“Others are clippers with Sterilizers and Generators, Pop-corn machines, Sharwama grillers and Toasting Machines, amongst others.
Johnson said she would put the equipment into good use and empower other people with her craft.