Ebele Obiano Promises Ogbaru Women Better Days

 Ebele Obiano Promises Ogbaru Women Better DaysWife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Ebele Obiano, has reassured the women in Ogbaru Local Government Area that Governor Willie Obiano’s administration is committed to intervening in some challenges in their various communities.

She was speaking when she toured four critical communities in Ogbaru LGA to have a personal interaction with the women and children in the communities.

According to Mrs Obiano, the present administration would prioritise road infrastructure to utilise their economic endowments, as the area is rich in oil and gas, as well as the lands fertile for agriculture.

The people of Ogwuikpele community lamented the threat of coastal erosion and absence of electricity, urging the State Government for intervention.

“For four years now we have not had supply of electricity, there is total power failure and all efforts to bring EEDC to rectify it have failed,” a resident of the community said.

At Akili-Ogidi, the elders, women and children all trooped out to receive the Governor’s wife.

Commending the women-friendly administration of Governor Obiano, the women leader in the community relayed that access road was a major challenge in the area.

“We are proud of you and we support the programme of the administration of your husband, His Excellency, Dr. Willie Obiano, most especially his 20 million Naira community project which cannot be overemphasised.

“Your care for the less privileged among the people of the state has brought democracy to the door steps of the common man of the society. We will use this opportunity to make this request on the issue confronting our community for long.

“The people of Akili-Ogidi, Obeagwe and Ogwuikpele have remained without road for 40 years. We request Her Excellency to appeal her amiable husband to bring smiles to our faces,” she said.

Obeagwe breaks into excitement as the women receive the Governor’s wife with the traditional riverine dance which she also dances to excitedly.

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As the fanfare ended down, Mrs Obiano revealed to the people that the ongoing road construction of the 62 kilometre Ogabru road embarked on by Governor Obiano would terminate at the oil rich Obeagwe.

She also called on the youths to cue into the empowerment programme of her pet project and be self-reliant.

“APGA as a political party does a lot of developmental projects. APGA made possible for an access road to go through Ogabru for the first time and the present administration is continuing with it and it will get to the oil rich Ogwuikpele community.

“I don’t know if you are aware that oil has been discovered in your community, so you people are rich and that is why the Governor is saying that the road must be constructed to that area to stop accessing it through Imo State.

“So you people are very rich now and our Governor wants you to have access to it. My pet project undertakes skills acquisition and the State Government is doing the same to better the lives of the citizenry.

“We appeal to the youths to cue into the programme and it won’t just stop at learning a skill, I will train you and empower you to start up your own business. That is my position today,” Mrs Obiano said.

The tour was rounded off at Umunankwo where more gift items including school bags, bags of rice and monetary tokens were distributed to the less privileged.

Mrs Obiano Commissions Modern Bungalows In Anambra

Ebelechukwu-Obiano-AnambraWife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has commissioned modern bungalows built for two indigent widows in two communities of the state.

During the commissioning on Monday, Mrs Obiano explained that the Housing for Indigent Widows Programme is a continuation of the initiative of her pet project, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE).

The programme targets giving succour to indigent widows, catering to the less privileged and creating a sense of belonging amongst the physically challenged persons.

The Governor’s wife assured the residents that the Willie Obiano-led administration would strive to ensure the spread of dividends of democracy to every citizen of Anambra State.

She called for the spirit of friendship, stressing that the project has met the needs of the less privileged irrespective of party affiliations.

Mrs Obiano added that more widows would benefit from the housing project in which at least 10 indigent widows have already benefitted.

She said that the project was sponsored by well-meaning citizens of Anambra State whom she reached out to help support the mission.

The two beneficiaries of the project, Mrs Chinyeaka Okeke, and Mrs Margaret Anoyou, were full of praises for the unexpected gesture, saying their lives have changed forever.

The event was rounded off at Nteje in Oyi and Mbaukwu in Awka South local government areas where modern conveniences were also commissioned in the markets.

Obiano’s Wife Donates Wheelchairs To Physically Challenged Persons

Mrs Obiano Donates Wheelchairs To Physically Challenged PersonsEighty physically challenged persons have received wheelchairs from the Wife of Anambra State Governor, Ebelechukwu Obiano, to support their mobility.

During the presentation at the Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia, Mrs Obiano said her priority was to use her pet project, the Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), to identify the challenges facing the less privileged in the society, find solutions and impact positively on their lives.

She reassured the beneficiaries that her pet project would be a vehicle with which to undertake more capacity building programmes as well as educational training to promote self-reliance among the physically challenged.

Mrs Obiano appealed to them never to use the wheel chairs given to them to engage in begging as it would be degrading, but urged them to make use of the stipends given them to support themselves.

She further stressed that aside the contributions of her pet project, the gesture was also made possible by the assistance and support of philanthropists, corporate bodies and donor agencies.

The wife of the state’s Deputy Governor, Mrs Oby Okeke and the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Victoria Chikwelu, commended Mrs Obiano for her passion for the indigent and disabled persons in the society, which she also extended to Basic School Isulo, a community in Orumba South Local Government Area.

A representative and Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Donor Agencies, Nneka Onwudiwe, pledged more support to the initiative.

For the beneficiaries, their lives would be more meaningful, as the wheelchairs would not only facilitate their mobility but would as well help them in their domestic activities.

Anambra State First Lady Empowers 200 Physically Challenged

wife of the Anambra state governor, ebele obianoThe wife of the Anambra State Governor, Mrs Ebele Obiano, has distributed prosthetic limbs and empowering items to 200 physically challenged persons in the state.

During the fitting of the limbs at the Women Development Center, Awka, Anambra State capital, Mrs Obiano said the gesture was to enable them earn a better living.

The Governor’s wife sponsored the programme through her pet project, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ).

The first phase of the programme was held in December last year, with 300 physically challenged persons benefiting.

The women in the state appreciated the effort of Mrs Obiano, which they said uplifted the living condition of the physically challenged in the state.

Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joe Akabuike, in his remark, commended the state governor for efforts in reviving the hope of the down trodden in the state.

In addition to the artificial limbs, the beneficiaries were also given computers, laptops, and grinding machines among other empowerment items.

Mrs Obiano also asked graduates with disabilities, who finished in the last six years, to submit their personal details to her office through their respective local government chairmen for employment.

According to her, the state government is set to give jobs to 1,000 physically challenged persons.