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Anambra not relenting on inclusive governance – Okoye

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ANAMBRA State will not relent in keeping tab with the foundations of inclusive, participatory governance laid by Gov. Willie Obiano.

  Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Mr. Mark Okoye, stated this during a public presentation of achievements of Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ASCSDA) in Awka.

  Explaining that his ministry has always promoted participatory approaches to governance as part of the legacy of the present administration, Okoye also described ASCSDA as the most successful and popular development intervention within the oversight of his ministry.

  According to him, not only has the agency requisite capacity for community and social development in all their ramification, it has also been positioned to play major roles in the implementation of the upcoming Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme for Results, NG-CARES.

  Also speaking, Chairman, Board of Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency, Igwe Roland Odegbo, who gave an overview of the agency, lauded Gov. Obiano for availing the state of the opportunity to benefit from the programme in which over 2.5 million people would be assisted with start-ups for micro credits for social and economic empowerment.

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