Over 0ne hundred and thirty two persons from Abia central senatorial zone, were today distributed with various empowerment tools worth millions of naira by senator T A Orji in continuation of his empowerment programmes.
Speaking while handing over the items including sewing and grinding machines generating sets, and clippers to the beneficiaries drawn from isiala Ngwa North, isiala Ngwa south, Osisioma, umuahia north, umuahia south and ikwuano senator Orji said that the gesture is aimed at making the people self-reliant.
Senator Orji who was represented by his chief liaison officer Mr Ifeanyi Umere advised the beneficiaries to make good use of the machines to serve them better and assured that he will continue to collaborate with relevant Agencies to attract developmental projects to his constituents.
Senator Orji enumerated some of his achievements to include annual scholarship program, building of classroom blocks, health centres, free eye care, among others
Speaking the managing Director Nigerian port Authority Hadiza Bala Usman represented by Chief Sam Nwachukwu commended senator T A Orji for partnering the agency to train and equip people from his constituency under vocational skills training and employment tools distribution program.
In their speeches, the chairman umuahia North local government Mr Ugochukwu Njinkonye and chairman on the occasion Chief Uche Akwukwaegbu applauded senator T A Orji for his quality representation that has touched positively on the lives of the people and prayed God to bless him.
In their responses, some of the beneficiaries including Mrs Eziagha Ezinna, Nneka Nnabugwu, Sunny Nwokoma, and Joy Ogbuji who were filled with joy and appreciation thanked senator T A Orji for the gesture which according to them will make them self reliant.