Former Delta State House of Assembly candidate in Isoko South constituency II, Hon Oreva Olodia has commended the member representing Isoko South Constituency II at the State House of Assembly, Hon Ferguson Onwo over his recent empowerment of 38 youths selected from the various Wards in the Constituency, describing the empowerment programme as one of its kind.
Hon Oreva stated this in a chat with newsmen in his Country home, positing that, “this was one of his major agenda in his manifesto and I am glad that he (Hon Ferguson Onwo) has fulfilled one of his campaign promise.”
According to Hon Oreva; “Over the years and among all the past representatives that have represented the Constituency in the State House of Assembly, its only Hon Ferguson Onwo that has done a remarkable empowerment programme for his people. Though the people were not much but he has impacted lives and if the beneficiaries can utilize the opportunity and create employment for others through the gestures it will go a long way to reduce unemployment amongst youths in the Constituency.
“I am glad he did what no one has done in Isoko South Constituency II. Because the era of empowering people with motorcycle has gone. Our political representatives at various levels should emulate this kind gesture to impact more lives in our vicinity and also to eradicate poverty amongst youths around us.
“I urge him to increase the numbers in his next phase of empowerment so as to increase the number of beneficiaries from each Wards or Communities and this will go a long way to create employment for our youths, women and men within the Constituency.”
He appreciated Hon Ferguson Onwo for the kind gesture towards his constituents and urged the Youths who benefited from the empowerment to make use of the opportunity given to them by Hon Ferguson Onwo to develop themselves and create employment for others.