Hon Ugonna Ozurigbo ,Member representing Nkwere/ Isu/ Nwangele/ Njaba Federal Constituency has rolled out a multi-million Naira empowerment program, presenting over 60 vehicles to his constituents as part of plans to enhance livelihood as well as create business opportunities for them.
The vehicles were presented on Monday in Nwangele LGA, Imo State to the beneficiaries under the 3rd phase of the lawmaker’s Constituency Support Programme.
Ozurigbo who is the House Committee Chairman on Justice, in his brief remark, said the presentation, was in fulfillment of his personal vow to God and to improve on transportation system in his constituency.
The Member representing Nkwere/ Isu/ Nwangele/ Njaba Federal Constituency who assured his constituent that they would experience the 4th phase of his empowerment scheme in the next 3 months said the proposed Civic Centre he promised his constituents is already in the 2021 budget.
According to Ozurigbo who had only few months ago presented over 40 vehicles to his constituents in the second phase of the programme ,”In the next 3months the 4th phase of this program will come up and over six hundred beneficiaries would be empowered.”
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He said “What we are doing today is what we have always done to make the people of this constituency happy and make them feel the impact of democracy.”
Rt Hon .Femi Gbajamiamila, who witnessed the presentation, commended Ozurigbo’s large heart, describing him as an embodiment of what a representative should be.
The Speaker, who was represented by Alhassan Ado -Doguwa, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, advised the beneficiaries to make good use of the vehicles for the upliftment of their lives and those of their family members.
He urged those who missed out in the programme to exercise patience as they could still benefit from subsequent empowerment programmes.
He said ,”The entire house of reps members are proud of you like we are proud of Senator Rochas Okorocha. This is an uncommon presentation keep the flag flying for your people will pay you back.”
“What we are witnessing today is unprecedented and an indication that our members feel the pulse of the people. Those who benefited should use these empowerment judiciously and those who didn’t should relax for your time is coming.”
Senator Rochas Okorocha, Former Governor of Imo State now Senator representing Orlu Senatorial District commended Ozurigbo, describing him as his son in whom he is well pleased.
Okorocha who was full of praises for Ozurigbo said the lawmaker’s gesture is a redemption of his electoral promise to make impact on the lives of members of his constituency.
Hon Nkiru Onyejeocha reps Member from Abia State and deputy Chief Whip at the House of Representatives, enjoined the people to be faithful to the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the party was committed to delivering the dividends of democracy to all parts of the state.
Mr. John Alozie a recipients of the vehicles distributed, described Rep. Ozurigbo as a promise keeper who cares only of introducing beneficial programmes for his people.
Mr. Alozie recalled that Ozurigbo did the exact same thing in his first term just before the 2014 before he was elected to the state house for the second term, adding that it was a major reason he was strongly supported to win the race to the federal house.