Senator T A Orji yesterday, met and interacted with his constituents at his constituency office in Umuahia. The occasion was a special gathering as some people from his Abia Central Senatorial Zone were today, empowered through some of the empowerment programs initiated by Senator TA Orji for his Abia Central Constituents .
To encourage some of beneficiaries, incentives were paid to the followings:
73 youths and women that were trained at the National Roots crops and research Centre Umudike on food processing and packaging were supported with the sum of 100, 000 Naira each.
The Senator also supported another 20 persons from his Abia central constituency that were sponsored for an integrated agricultural entrepreneurship course at the National Centre for Agriculture in Ilorin, Kwara State with the sum of 100,000 each Naira.
Amongst the beneficiaries were another 63 persons that just concluded a Vocational training program on mechanized Agriculture supervised by the federal college of agriculture Ishiagu, Ebonyi State. The 63 beneficiaries also went home with 100,000 each as incentive to support their farming business.
The Senator equally used the occasion to distribute 30 tricycles to 30 tricycle riders-while 600 bags of fertilizers were distributed to farmers for increased yields in agricultural produce within the Abia Central constituency.
According to Senator TA Orji, his constituency office shall continue to monitor and support the beneficiaries in order to help them succeed.
In All these, including the 180 students from his constituency that are so far under his constituency scholarship scheme are some of his constituency project human capacity development initiatives.