Member representing Aba South State Constituency in the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Nwogu Iheasinmuo has described Gov. Theodore Orji as the father of empowerment whose legacies will continue to endure in the state.
Iheasinmuo who stated this while handing over 7 Passat cars, 2 18-seater buses, 70 refrigerators, 5 air-conditioners, 2,000 pieces of clothes, 100 units of sewing machines, 70 giant deep freezers, amongst other items worth over N30 million to his constituents, said he was motivated by Gov. Orji’s benevolence in giving out free cars, buses and skill acquisition programmes to the people of the state.
“What we are doing today is in keeping faith with our campaign promises of empowering our people from time to time. The empowerment programme is geared making self dependent. We will continue to do it as the Lord strengthens us. My representation of Aba South will continue to attract people-oriented projects and empowerment of the people of my constituency. There is a need for every political office holder to put in place an enduring empowerment programme to reduce the poverty level among our people I’m following the examples set by Gov. Theodore Orji, Ochendo, who I call the ‘Father of Empowerment’ who has been giving free cars, buses and skill acquisition to empower the people of the state,” Iheasinmuo said.
While presenting cars to the ward chairmen, Chairman of the occasion and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Governor, Charles Ogbonna described the empowerment programme as first of its kind stressing that the type of items procured by the lawmaker has set him apart as a people friendly legislator.
He called on the recipients to make good use of the items to better their lives of their families and continue to support the Iheasinmuo and the state government.
Speaking at the occasion, Speaker, Abia state House of Assembly, Chief Ude Oko Chukwu who also commended Iheasinmuo for the programme urged the people of Aba South constituency to return the lawmaker for a second term considering his great contributions in empowering the people.
One of the ward chairmen who received cars simply identified as Emmanuel thanked the lawmaker for empowering them, adding that he has been a blessing to the people of Aba South constituency since he assumed office.