I’ve empowered over 200 constituents within 6 months, says Orogbu


The member representing Awka North and South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Prof. Oby Orogbu, has said that she had empowered over 200 of her constituents within six months in office.

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

The lawmaker stated this during this at the Christmas festival of songs of nine lessons and carol, tagged: Awka North/South Unity Carol and Nine Lessons held at Emmaus House, Awka on Sunday. The event was staged to mark the Christmas season.

Orogbu, while addressing Labour Party (LP) supporters from the federal constituency, said that she joined active politics to assist Senator Uche Ekwunufe to liberate the vulnerable people especially, the women in Anambra State.

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The lawmaker, who is also the Chairman, House Committee on Cooperate Social Responsibility, said: “Within my six months in office, I have helped over 200 households in my constituency.”

“As it stands now, I have submitted 2,000 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 – Yorubas, Hausas, Calabars, APGA, APC, PDP and other political party members residing within the constituency.”

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.

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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, Chief Victor Umeh; Mr. Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, the lawmaker representing Awka South Constituency 1 in the state House of Assembly, Hon Henry Mbachu, among others.

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