Lawan Musa Nadada (Permanent Secretary)
NAME:- Lawan Musa Nadada
DATE OF BIRTH:- 2-March-1961
PLACE OF BIRTH:- Kazaure
QUALIFICATION:- Msc in Public Policy (MPP)
Muhammad Garba Mallam Madori (Director, Admin & Finance)
Haruna Muhammad (Director Planning Research & Statistics)
Ibrahim Muhammad Gagarawa (Director Programmmes)
Hassan Hameed (Director Skills Acquisition and Training)
Halima Isyaku (Director Entrepreneurship)
The Directorate of Economic Empowerment was established in 2008 as part of the Government Strategy for a comprehensive and coordinated approach to Economic Growth in the State. The Directorate has the mandate of designing and implementing programmes aimed at combating mass unemployment and poverty particularly among the women and youth groups. These programmes are targeted and will address both the strategic and practical needs of these groups. Major element of Economic Empowerment include the pursuit of women and youth Empowerment programmes, agricultural related empowerment programmes, access to Micro, provision of vocational skills acquisition and entrepreneurship development, provision of social safety nets, establishment of an Economic Empowerment Trust Fund and development of trade-based cooperative groups.
Jigawa State becomes an economically empowered, productive and self- reliant society.
To empower and support individuals and groups in collaboration with other agencies to reduce poverty in Jigawa State.