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24 communities benefit from CAFÉ



NOT less than 24 communities from Aguata and Anaocha Local Government Areas (LGAs) have benefited from the ongoing community empowerment programmes organised by Ministry of Women Affairs in partnership with Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE) under its Founder and Wife of the State Governor Dr. Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano.

  Receiving the indigent women, the elderly, the youths and persons living with disabilities at Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, Mrs  Obiano said 2021 annual tour was special. 

  She rather invited the people to her home, so they could know where she lived and coming from annually to visit them in their respective LGA’s. 

  Mrs Obiano said her empowerment programme was an annual activity of bringing communities together to support them in whatever way she could as she believed in their progress. 

  She used the opportunity to thank Ndi Anambra for their numerous support accorded the Government all through the years. 

  In a remark, the Commissioner for Public Utilities and Water Resources Emeka Ezenwanne, an Engineer, said that Mrs Obiano had been consistent in her community tour and empowerment of indigent people across the state, which earned her the WASH Ambassador. 

  The commissioner noted that through her provision of borehole water and modern toilet facilities in markets in various communities, the state had been declared an “open defecation-free”. 

  He commended the government for magnificent projects executed that made Anambra, the most illuminated state in Nigeria. 

In separate addresses the Transition Committee Chairmen Chief Patrick Onyedum of Anaocha and Dr Eche Ezeibe of Aguata LGAs commended Mrs Obiano for empowering the less privileged in their areas comprising, women, children, orphaned, te disabled, indigent and the destitute. 

  The chairmen praised her for empowering women through skills acquisition training and giving them monthly stipends. 

  The governor’s wife was joined by Commissioner for Social Welfare, Women and Children Affairs Lady Ndidi Mezue,  House member representing Aguata II constituency in Anambra State house of assembly, Dr Okechukwu Okoye, Wife of Anaocha TC Chairman Mrs Rita Onyedum, Wife of APGA flag-bearer for the Nov. 6 election, Mrs. Nonye Soludo and some government functionaries.

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