Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, says the decision to provide 1500 wheel barrows to farmers in his community was to complement the cassava processing machines recently given out to them.

The former Abia governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress made this known in a post on his verified Facebook page late on Thursday night.

He said : “As requested by the farmers in my community, we decided to complement the recently distributed Horse Powered engine Cassava processing machines with additional 1500 farming implements(wheel barrows).

” This is in addition to other empowerment items shared to my constituents in first term at the Senate to enhance their productivity, having Distributed over 5000 sewing machines to artisans, 3000 Vehicles and motorcycles, Cinematography training for Youths,distribution of Laptops and Digital Cameras to young content creators, Facilitation of Federal Government support funds and Skill acquisition training with the distribution of equipments for Welding, Catering , Phone repairs, Plumbing and Business services operations among other empowerments.

“We will continue to enhance these programmes in addition to our infrastructural drive and legislative actions for the good of our people.”



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