Monday, 19 April 2021

C'River LG boss hails Ayade for putting food on the table

The Executive Chairman of Odukpani Local Government Area, Hon. Justina Edem, has said that Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State is at the forefront of ensuring Cross Riverians do not go to Ed hungry through his "Hands on the Plough, Food on the table" agenda 

The LG boss made this known at the just concluded Federal Government Cash Grant to the Rural Women held in Calabar. "Prof Ayade has always been at the forefront of putting food on the tables of Crossriverians, so his resolve to partner with the Federal Government in putting smiles on the faces of these rural women is encouraging and this has always been my policy drive". She said. 

 She opined that with more money in the hands of the Rural Women, the rural communities would experience rapid growth than what's obtained now. She applauded the efforts of the government for always towing the path of humanity and development while extending her appreciation to the Federal and State Government for putting smiles on the faces of the rural women. She advised them to ensure judicious use of the money given to them.

In his remark, the State Governor who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Bar. Tina Banku Agbor expressed the State's willingness to always partner with both the Federal and Local Government and private sector as well in any project aimed at uplifting the lives of the rural women.

While advising beneficiaries to invest their money in profitable ventures instead buying material things, the Governor informed that the State is working assiduously towards the development of the rural economy hence the location of most of the industries in the Rural Communities. 

On their part, the beneficiaries who thanked the governor for coming o their aide expressed joy and gratitude as they promised to make judicious use of the money.

Highpoint of the event was presentation of cash gifts to beneficiaries.