– Harps on more cooperation and support for Governor Udom
Not less than 500 indigent people, widows, and widowers drawn across the 10 wards in Ini local government area have received empowerment items from Dr. Glory Edet, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare.
The event which took place at Odoro Ikpe, the headquarters of INI local Government Area had in attendance Secretary of the council, Lady Christiana Nya; PDP Chapter woman leader, Mrs. Mfon Titus, and youths of the Area.
Speaking at the event, Dr. Edet who doubles as the Commissioner for Agriculture thanked Ini people for their cooperation and support for Governor Udom Emmanuel and the Peoples Democratic Party at the 2019 general elections.
Describing Governor Udom as an exemplary leader who is focused on bettering the lives of Akwa Ibom people and delivering on all his campaign promises, Dr. Edet advised them to keep faith and belief in the policies of the present administration. Adding that Governor Udom will give Akwa Ibom people nothing less than a people-oriented leadership and development.
She thanked the governor for teaching and leading Akwa Ibom people democratically, striving to bring development to people at the grassroots and putting Akwa Ibom State on the road map of economic development and Agricultural Renaissance.
Also, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Women Affairs advised the people to emulate the Dakkada philosophy of the governor by making agriculture a priority in their communities so that the food sufficiency goals of the state can be achieved.
In their separate messages of appreciation, the beneficiaries expressed gratitude to Governor Udom Emmanuel for his thoughts about the less privileged in the society and for his continuous gesture of love and support. Also, they thanked Dr. Glory for always giving back to society through empowerment initiatives and programs geared at alleviating poverty at the grassroots.
Speaking on behalf of the Elderly, Chief Jonah Udo Udo thanked God for Governor Udom and prayed for good health for him as he sails the leadership of Akwa Ibom State. He thanked Dr. Edet for having the heart of giving selflessly to the society.
Expressing gratitude for the items doled out to the people of Ini by the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs. Veronica Michael Peter who spoke on behalf of the women of the area lauded Dr. Edet for giving women at the rural area a sense of belonging and always putting smiles on their faces regularly.
Also, Mr. John Udo Inyang in his message of gratitude praised Governor Udom for his superior performance and for leading the state in a godly manner and sustaining peace in the state. He reaffirmed that the people of Ini will continue to work in tandem with the philosophy of the governor by ensuring agriculture is boosted and given adequate attention to the sustainability of the state and economic growth.
The highpoint of the event was the presentation of empowerment items ranging from wrappers, ham packs, and financial assistance to the beneficiaries.
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