The Senator representing Niger South senatorial district of Niger state, Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.
Senator Bami Enagi made the promise in Abuja during a reception organised n his honour to mark his inauguration as a member of the ninth Senate.
Enagi who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Vongress (APC) said youths and women formed the major population of the country hence the need to empower them.
The lawmaker also promised to carry out programmes that would promote the development of education in Niger state.
Senator Bami Enagi expressed concern over the state of insecurity in the country but promised to sponsor bills that would enable the country to overcome security challenges.
He, however advised Nigerans to support government efforts aimed at protecting lives and property in the country.
On the emergence of the new leadership of the National Assembly, Senator Bami Enagi expressed confidence in the ability of Sen. Ahmed Lawan led National Assembly to bring the desired progress to the country through quality legislative leadership.
He, therefore called for the support of other lawmakers to make the ninth National Assembly a success.