Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Chief Victor Umeh at the weekend wept over his inability to empower most youths in his constituency.
He wept while empowering thirty one, 31 youths from the senatorial zone with thirty one 31 tricycles. He lamented the deprivation in the society.
The youths who were selected four from each council area, and others randomly selected were excited.
Presenting the tricycles to the beneficiaries, Senator Umeh said that they were part of the 2017 constituency allowances due for supply in 2018; adding that the tricycles were in fulfilment of his electoral promise that to give quality representation to his people.
He noted that the tricycles were to support youths, who have no strong means of livelihood; reiterating that women of the area will enjoy their own empowerment packages in January 2019 when they will benefit from fifty million naira microcredit scheme to better their lives.
Chief Umeh who also revealed that he has attracted seven million naira worth of projects to his senatorial zone within the short time he spent at the Senate, added that he has a total of forty physical projects to be executed in 2019 within communities in the zone.
He further clarified that all the people benefiting from his schemes are being carefully selected to reflect all the local governments and communities within the zone.