The Honourable Member Representing Gboko/Tarka Federal Constituency at the National Assembly Rt. Hon. John Dyegh Ph.D yesterday begun another phase of implementation of his campaign promises to the people of Gboko-Tarka Federal Constituency through an empowerment programme that awarded scholarship to 350 indigent students of his constituency, motorcycles and sewing machines to youth and women for self employment.
Addressing his constituents at Akaaka Private Square in Gboko, venue of the occasion, the two term member of the House of Representatives maintained that the empowerment scheme was part of his plans to positively affect the people as promised during electioneering campaigns and to also appeal to some of the demands of the people of Gboko/Tarka Federal Constituency.
In a remark at the occasion, Secretary to the Benue State Government Barr. Targema Takema described Hon. John Dyegh as a humble and committed representative whose life and programmes remain the only consolation to the people of the constituency.
According to Takema, Hon. John Dyegh has wiped off the tears of the people of the area through development programmes that are manifest in the numerous constituency projects he has executed across the two local governments in the areas of health, education and roads, a feat he said the constituency never achieved in 12 previous years of representation.
Flagging off the programme, wife of the Governor of Benue State Dr. Mrs Eunice Erdoo Ortom thanked Hon. John Dyegh for keeping to his campaign promises which she said is the brand of the All Progressives Congress adding that it is in line with the same spirit that Governor Samuel Ortom swung into action immediately after inauguration to initiate programmes and policies that will bring life back to the people of the state..
The First Lady who supported the programme with 20 sewing machines also unveiled her foundation , Eunice Spring of Life Foundation to the people of Gboko.
She described Gboko as home of the first family of Benue State and thanked them for their overwhelming support to Dr. Samuel Ortom urging them to sustain it through prayers.