Day Sen Orji empowered constituents
* Says he wants to be remembered for ‘good legacies’
. As 750 benefit from free eye surgery
By Steve Oko
December 31, 2019 has come and gone but some people in Abia Central senatorial district will not forget it in a hurry as their senator, Senator Theodore Orji lifted them out of poverty dungeon through empowerment initiatives
The former governor on the eventful date, distributed empowerment items worth millions of Naira to some of his constituents as part of his contributions towards poverty eradication.
Orji whose empowerment programmes date back to his days as Abia governor said he would want to be remembered for “good legacies “, hence his passion for human empowerment programmes.
The former Governor who stated this in Umuahia during his annual empowerment programme said that one of the reasons God gives power to people is to use it to positivity affect lives.
He said it gives him joy when God uses him to bring succour to people with different challenges.
Senator Orji who said over 750 successful eye surgeries had been conducted at his free eye clinic at Ohafia Street in the last one year when it was inaugurated, said passion for the people was the motivation for his numerous humanitarian services.
Orji who said he floated the eye clinic to help tackle the increasing eye -related challenges among the people considering the delicate nature of the sight organ urged his constituents to take advantage of the scheme.
The former governor who distributed empowerment items worth millions of Naira to some of his constituents, urged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the items.
Some of the items include tricycles, grinding machines, vulcanising machines, sewing machines, generating sets among others .
Senator Orji who promised to sustain his empowerment programmes including free scholarship scheme said the district would witness more developments in the years ahead.
In separate interviews, some of the beneficiaries, Hilary Anucha from Mbutu Ward 4, Isialangwa North; Chinyere Osondu from Ugba na Nkata Ibeku ; Prince Okechukwu Mgbarume from Osisioma, all showered praises on the senator, saying the items would add value to their lives.