House of Reps member empowers over 200 constituents within 6-months in office- Anambra lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Awka North/South Federal Constituency at the lower Chamber of the National Assembly, Prof Oby Orogbu said she has empowered over 200 households in her Constituency within six months in office.

Orogbu said the empowerment was part of her responsibilities to liberate the good people of Awka North and South from hunger and other challenges in society.

The House of Reps member said this during this 2023 Christmas festival of songs of nine lessons and carol, tagged, “Awka North/South Unity Carol and nine lesson, held at Emmaus House Awka, on Sunday. The event was staged to mark the Christmas season.

Jointly addressing supporters of the Labour Party (LP) from Awka North/South Local Government Areas, Prof Orogbu who is also the Chairman House Committee on Cooperate Social Responsibility, said she joined active politics to assist Senator Uche Ekwunufe to liberate the vulnerable people especially, the women in Anambra State.
She said: “My interest in joining politics is to assist my sister, Senator Ekwunufe to liberate our people from unwanted hunger and other challenges in the society.

“Within my six months in office, I have helped over 200 households in my Constituency. As it stands now I have submitted 2000 names of people from the Constituency that would be receiving N25,000 monthly stipend each from the Federal Government Cash Transfer programme.

“The beneficiaries cut across political, ethnic and religious affiliations including Yoruba, Hausa, Calabar, APGA, APC, PDP and other political Party members residing within the Constituency are part of the gesture.

She also appealed to the Labour Party supporters to commence mobilization of members in their various wards ahead of the 2025 governorship election in the state.
The Lawmaker shared the essence of Christmas as God’s demonstration of infinite love for mankind, stressing that God is with everyone who is living according to Divine Principles.
She added that Jesus Christ came for redemption of mankind, calling on those who are yet to receive Him, to do so with the hope of life in eternity.

The event was also attended by the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Senator Victor Umeh, Mr. Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, the Lawmaker representing Awka South Constituency one in the State House of Assembly, Hon Henry Mbachu, among others.

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