- Tricycles( Keke ), Electric Generators, sewing machines, Grinding Machines, Zero Interest loans, food materials distributed to constituents
By Nna Anulumadu
Joy rented the air at Onitsha North 11 Constituency pernultimate Saturday April 24, 2021 when their dynamic, ebullient and hard-working representative Hon Edward Obiefuna Ibuzor ( Liver to deliver) convened second town hall meeting and distributed Tricycles (Keke), Electric generating sets, sewing machines, grinding machines, free interest loans, food materials to constituents.
The event which took place at his Constituency office attracted the presence of respected dignitaries including Obi of Onitsha Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe represented by Chief Agbakoba, TC Chairman Onitsha North LGA Hon. Patrick Aghamba, National publicity Sec. APGA Prophet Barr Tex Okechukwu, Anambra state Sec. general APGA Hon. Sir Tony Ifeanya, Hon Chuma Umeoji, the wife of the lawmaker Mrs Lilian Ibuzor among others.
In his speech shortly before distributing the empowerment items, Hon Edward Ibuzor described living to make impact foundation as human development factory. He disclosed that his mission is to build human beings who would be self employed( entrepreneurs) and be successful in life without depending largely on government for employment, adding that through training and empowerment liver to make impact foundation is providing, he has already produced hundreds of youths who are doing well in their respectives ventures.
He made it clear that the era of waiting for government alone to create jobs has past. The legislator stated he didn’t believe in sharing money and food materials because such gestures can never be a permanent solution to the plight of the people especially the youths, hence the need to train and empower them so that they can be productive and useful to the society.
According to him, the major problem in Nigeria is that we always go for the product instead of embracing the process and at the same time most of the people are not responsible. ‘For instance leave a phone and a book on how to produce a phone set carelessly, you will find out that the phone set will go missing immediately, while the book will remain because no one is ready to steal it; in other words no one is ready to learn the process. He also revealed that the beneficiaries of the training and empowerment are those who have shown interest and not based on membership to a particular political party. His words: ” I am representing every one in Onitsha North 11 and not only those in APGA. My empowerment and training is for everyone”.
In his speech Igwe Achebe who was represented by Chief Agbakoba poured encomiums on Hon Ibuzor over his giant strides in Onitsha North, urging him not to relent. According to the monarch, the legislator is really transforming lives and has changed a lot of mind sets through his living to make impact foundation.
Hon Tony Ifeanya, who spoke to press praised the efforts of the lawmaker, stating that he has been empowering his constituents regularly, urging them to reciprocate by giving him maximum support expecially in subsequent elections. Prophet Barr Okechukwu and Hon Patrick Aghamba in their similar remarks rained accolades on the legislator, describing his representation as one of the best things that has happened to Onitsha North 11.
Also a governorship aspirant cum state house of assembly member Hon Chukwuma Umeoji (KSJI) rained accolades on Hon Ibuzor for transforming and building the youths. Hon Chiedu Ibuzor (Agadagba) in his contribution commended the legislator for his usual empowerment, advising others in political positions to emulate him.
Some of the beneficiaries including Adolphus Chukwuneke ( Who got Keke from living to make impact foundation last year) , Mrs Omeje and Igwe Chidima testified how their lives have been transformed after attending the training and being empowered as well. They extolled the lawmaker for keeping to his promises, pledging their unalloyed support.
Also some of the keke beneficiaries Sunday Egbe and Ali James who spoke to the press expressed great over the empowerment, stating that the lawmaker has transformed their lives.
During the programme Liver to deliver free medical team were on ground attending to patients.