By: Gurgur Japheth
The Wife of the Governor of Benue State, Chief Dr. Eunice Ortom, presented the sum of N2,000,000 (i.e 20,000 each to 100 widows) for empowerment to enhance farming and agribusiness in the state.
In her address, Dr. Mrs. Ortom remarked that, "I have called you here this morning to demonstrate this administration's commitment to the upliftment of women, particularly, the less privileged and other vulnerable groups."
Receiving the gesture on behalf of the Women, the Leader of Women Advancement for Economic & Leadership Empowerment (WAELE), Chief Mrs. Keziah Agundu expressed gratitude to the Wife of the Governor for the scheme, targeted at widows, the less privileged and other vulnerable groups in the state. She charged the women to utilize the money for this farming season.
Her Excellency was represented by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on NEPAD, Mrs. Grace Igbabon
MRS EUNICE ORTOM PRESENTS AGRICULTURE MICRO-FINANCE SUPPORT TO WIDOWS IN BENUE STATE Reviewed by Link Naija on 01:04:00 Rating: