Senator Uche Ekwunife, the lawmaker representing Anambra Central within the National Assembly on Sunday donated gasoline cylinder stoves to 650 women throughout the state.
She mentioned that the donation was her personal manner of empowering the ladies within the 326 political wards and to additionally encourage cleaner atmosphere within the state.
Ekwunife, an aspirant for the Nov. 6 governorship election in Anambra on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) mentioned the items would function a source of home fuel for the ladies and likewise assist them interact in small businesses.She mentioned that empowering ladies must be a priority to all as a result of it was the shortest path to pulling the society out of poverty.
“We need to have a technology of working housewives who would maintain their households within the kitchen and likewise assist construct the household by way of companies.
“With these cylinders, our ladies can now go into baking, confectioneries and different worthwhile ventures, I shall proceed to assist them with empowerments that tackle their wants,” she mentioned.
The senator mentioned she was prepared for the election and was positive of victory. Ekwunife mentioned she was not counting on gender pity’ for victory however on her capability as a politicians who had executed effectively for herself.
The Senator known as on ladies to consider in themselves and be brave sufficient to go for elective positions fairly than ready for society hand positions over to them.