Ebonyi LG Chairman flags off cooking gas distribution scheme


By Monday Oketa

The Executive Chairman, Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Hon. Mrs. Chinyere Nwogbaga on Tuesday 13th October, 2020 flagged off the cooking gas distribution scheme at the council headquarters, Ugbodo.

The beneficiaries were the council women numbering over 500 who rejoiced and danced home each with a gas cooker following the flag off by the LG Chairman.

Hon. Mrs. Chinyere Nwogbaga explained during the event that she flagged of the distribution of the cooking gas on behalf of the Minister of Women Affairs, Hon. Mrs Pauline Tallen for the benefits of women in the area.

She attributed the new development to the wonderful gestures of Engr. David Umahi, the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, whom she said, must have through his wisdom and collaboration, influenced and attracted the cooking gas distribution project to the wonderful women of Ebonyi State across all the councils.

Mrs. Nwogbaga thanked the Women Affairs Minister and noted that the Gas distribution scheme of the state was stepped down to Ebonyi Local Government Area so that the council women at their various localities and wards would equally benefit from the programme.

She further appreciated the First Lady of Ebonyi State, Chief Mrs. Rachel Umahi for her usual succour contributions and gifts to women wings in the state.

The beneficiaries of the scheme in the council have eulogized the efforts of the Council Chairman, Hon Mrs. Chinyere  Nwogbaga, Governor David Nweze Umahi and Minister of Women Affairs for their collaboration which led to the stepping down the project to the grassroots.
NATIONAL PANEL learnt that the event was honoured by many dignitaries including government functionaries, political appointees, the council leader and members of legislative arms, members of various parties of the LG Council, Divine   Call Women and many others.

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