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Anambra set to empower skills acquisition trainees

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 Distribution of empowerment packages to qualified persons trained in various skills in Anambra State Vocational Centres will commence after the tours of the  21 Local Government Areas in the state.

Wife of Anambra State Governor, Ebelechukwu Obiano, announced this at Nteje during her empowerment tour and August visit to Oyi LGA.

“Traditional rulers and their wives should collect names of those to be trained from their communities for the next batch.Our vocational centres are open for all and are committed toward training more unemployed persons to be independent entrepreneurs.No employed person visits beer parlours early in the morning,” Mrs Obiano said.

She announced that Anambra was placed first in healthcare campaign for children and mothers, noting that there had been a decrease in maternal mortality rate in the state.

Chief Mrs Obiano encouraged pregnant women to make use of antenatal and post natal facilities at the hospitals, and ensure their children, aged from 0-5 years are vaccinated to prevent sight and hearing defects.

She thanked the people of Oyi for their overwhelming reception and for re-electing Gov. Willie Obiano, her husband for a second term.

Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor applauded Mrs Obiano for her humanitarian activities, such as building homes for widows and the indigent, toilets in markets, as well as providing artificial limbs to the disabled.

Mrs Ndidi Mezue, Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, noted that Mrs Obiano built not less than 31 homes for the indigent in various parts of the state.

Earlier, Transition Committee Chairman, Oyi LGA, Dr Nnamdi Nwadiogbu, thanked the governor’s wife for the visit.

The event also featured the planting of millennium trees, distribution of bags of rice, wrappers, school bags and cash to indigent women, widows and children.

Those in her entourage include Mrs Chinwe Nwaebili, former Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Dr Ifeanyi Ibezim, Chairman, ANSACA, Ms Nikky Ugochukwu, member representing Orumba South LGA in the state House of Assembly.

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