Videos/Pictures: Edo Law Maker, Hon. Joe Edionwele empowers over 250 constituents.


Videos/Pictures: Edo Law Maker, Hon. Joe Edionwele empowers over 250 constituents.

….Presents generators, sewing Machine, motorcycles, hair dryers, and hair barbing equipments to constituents.

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The people of Esan West, Esan Central and Igueben federal Constituency were full of joy and excitements as Hon. Joe Edionwele flagged off the distribution and presentation of empowerment items to constituents this Friday, in Ekpoma the administrative headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State.

A total of 250 constituents drawn from various wards across the three local government areas, Esan Central, Esan West and Igueben federal constituency where Joe Edionwele represents at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, benefited from the package

The empowerment items include 40 electricity generating sets, 40 motorcycles, 40 sewing machines, hair dryers and barbing clippers.

The chairman at the event, Sen. Clifford Ordia, senator representing Edo central senatorial district thanked Hon. Joe Edionwele for the gesture, saying that it would help lift the people out of the poverty bracket, and encourage the beneficiaries to make good use of the gestures.

Addressing the beneficiaries and other guests, Hon. Joe Edionwele said the items would enable them engage in some form of independent, lucrative enterprise which will make them self reliance and employers of labour.

He further said the idea was to make the beneficiaries small business owners who would eventually help in creating jobs and reducing poverty in their immediate communities.

According to him, “I urge the beneficiaries to be passionate in putting these items into proper use and to see this as an opportunity to climb to an enviable level of prosperity which is before you today.

“Though, it appears insignificant, it is my expectation that from this small beginning, with determination, focus and fear of God, you will be able to record amazing testimonies, not only as employers of labour in our communities but also providers of essential social services to meet some of the existential needs of our people.” He said.

The lawmaker seized the opportunity to reel his achievements in terms of legislative actions, empowerment and attraction of developmental projects, noting that he would continue to do more for his people.

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