Empowerment: Lawmaker Flags Off Agro-training For Constituents In Edo


There was excitement among members of Etsako federal constituency, yesterday following the kick of yet another training programme embarked upon by the member representing Etsako constituency, Edo State, at the House of Representative, Hon Johnson Egwuakide Oghuma.

The training is coming shortly after another set was empowered two weeks ago with 20 mini hand-tractors.

Beneficiaries of the agro-based training who turned out in large numbers are to be trained in poultry farming.

The event which took place at Auchi, the administrative headquarters of Etsako West Local Government Council, is part of the lawmaker’s constituency project to his constituency.

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Oghuma, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Environment was represented at the flag off by Hon Omoru Okpafi, and announced that other beneficiaries of Oghuma’s empowerment programmes in the areas of fish farming, welding, cosmetology and aluminium fabrication are already reaping the benefits and empowering others.

Okpafi , urged the trainees to take the programme seriously as more programmes are in the pipeline from the lawmaker.

“I want to on behalf of our hardworking and kind hearted lawmakers encourage you to take this training seriously as reports have shown that past beneficiaries are doing well in their various vocations.

“I can categorically assure you that this is not the end of other good things that will come to the constituency courtesy of Hon Oghuma especially in the area of skill acquisition and further trainings,” he added.

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The Lawmaker also added that boxes of tools will be distributed to mechanics, electricians and welders by next week.


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