Hon OBINNA NDUKWE IBIAM
The Special Adviser to the Governor and Leader of Concerned Igbo Leaders Forum, has congratulated members of ARISE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY, a subsidiary of Don Lulu Foundation, who are the 1st badge of Agricultural trained beneficiaries of whooping #600,000,000 million naira revolving Rural Women and Youths Empowerment Programs Funds, powered by the CEO KeduTV, United Nations Ambassador, Mayor of Peace, Don Lucky Igbokwe, a proud son of Umuawa alaocha in Umuahia North LGA Abia State Nigeria.
Ibiam, thanked the youngest billionaire philanthropist for his resolve, foresight, boldness and magnanimity, to join well meaning Abians to intervene on the human capacity deficit in the state, inline with the call by the State government to well meaning Abians to help in the alleviation of poverty in our communities.
Hon Obinna Ndukwe Ibiam, during an interactive session with news men, after the successful graduation ceremony of the 1st badge of 600 widows, women, unemployed Youths from Abia central senatorial district, revealed that the participants will be making 1 million naira each after the entire empowerment programs process.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Agricultural Empowerment Programs, who represented as a member of the State Government Executive Council in the historic event hinted that, the trained graduands are on their way to becoming self reliant and wealth creators through Agriculture.
The Young and vibrant PDP stalwart said that, the President of Don Lulu Foundation, CEO KeduTV United Nations Ambassador Mayor of Peace, have written his name in gold in the lives of the helpless unemployed vulnerable group in his primary Constituency, he advised the trained graduands to make use of the seemingly opportunity to better their lives, family and future away from unemployment and hunger, as Agriculture is a money spinner in developing economies of nations.
Ibiam appreciated the philanthropist, Don Lucky Igbokwe, for heeding his call to join the clamor for the boost of food security, as a perfect palliative to curb effect of COVID-19 in Abia State and Nigeria economy.
As part of the spread of the dividends of his love to the people of Abia central, who will pride in the legacy project and the construction of his modern 50,000 capacity poultry farm, hatchery, butchery and cold room facility, for storage of the poultry products, that will be replicated in the 3 geopolitical zones of the state to empower, 600000 youths before the end of 2023 and bridge the gap in supply chain of poultry products to Hotels, Fast Food, Restaurants, Chicken Republic, Dominos Pizza, individual marketers of Poultry products, to maximize the economy of the State internally generated revenue.
In a separate remark, the Special Adviser to the Governor applauded the efforts of the South African based Agric Consultant, Mr Emmanuel Mgbekwute PhD and Don Lulu Foundation Coordinate Madam Emelda Ugochukwu for organizing the 1st of it’s kind training session for the people of Abia central, in the conference hall of Eze Ifeanyichukwu Nwokenna AKA Oba Ndi Ekeoba’s palace.
Ibiam thanked the Royal Majesty for his free donation of land, for the establishment of the Rural Women and Youths Empowerment In Agriculture Programs Modern Mechanized Poultry Cluster in Umuahia North to change the narrative of past leadership of the people.
He concluded by calling on the beneficiaries to pray selflessly and passionately for their benefactor, Don Lulu Foundation, His Excellency United Nations Ambassador Mayor of Peace Don Lucky Igbokwe, to live long in good health and enjoy the good fruits of his labor of love and sacrifice to them and humanity.