…presents Sewing Machine
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh has advised youths in the state to imbibe hard work and creativity to enable them earn a living and avoid over dependence on others.
Mr. Udoh gave this advice in his office while presenting a sewing machine to Master Idorenyin Ime Sunday, a son of a visually impaired indigene of Ikot- Ebre, Ibesikpo Asutan LGA, Mr. Ofonime Sunday Akpan.
The Information Boss disclosed that the gesture was in line with Governor Udom Emmanuel’s passion for alleviating poverty and creating wealth for citizens of the state.
He encouraged Akwa Ibom people to continue to embrace the Dakkada initiative of the Governor which has reawakened the spirit of entrepreneurship in the people.
The Commissioner, who opined that the sewing machine will make the beneficiary to be meaningfully engaged and earn a living for himself, said the present administration will continue to provide good governance and impact positively on the lives of the citizenry.
He advised the beneficiary to make good use of the empowerment item and expand his business frontier.
The father to the beneficiary, Mr. Ofonime Sunday Akpan thanked Governor Udom Emmanuel for touching so many lives in the state within four years of his administration.
He also expressed appreciation to the Information commissioner, for aligning with the generosity disposition of the governor by empowering his son.
It would be recalled that Mr. Ofonime Akpan was a caller on the Planet Radio programme, ‘’Akwa Ibom Mandate’’ where the Information Commissioner was a studio guest .
The beneficiary had asked the commissioner to support him with a sewing machine for his son who was undergoing apprenticeship in tailoring.