Awgu: Rt Hon Toby Okechukwu, Deputy Minority Leader, House of Representatives, and member representing Awgu, Aninri and Oji-River federal constituency, on Sunday hosted over three hundred delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP at a consultative meeting.

At the event held at Ugbo Civic center, Awgu Local Government Area, Toby commended the Enugu State Governor and Leader of the party in the state, Rt Hon Ifeanyichukwu Ugwuanyi as well as Senator Ike Ekweremadu, the former Deputy Senate President, for their giant leadership strides, which has elevated the status of the party in the state.

In a similar development, Hon Okechukwu also distributed refrigerators to his constituents during the event.

The lawmaker, who has an intimidating popularity among his constituents is well known for his empowerment programs aimed at empowering the women folk, youths and students in his constituency.

In the past, beneficiaries of his empowerment programs have received items such as cooking gas, gas cylinders, tricycles, etc.

Again, the Toby Okechukwu Foundation has trained hundreds of youths in various empowerment programs ranging from cooking and hospitality to skills acquisition. Thousands of students have also benefitted from the foundation’s education grants and scholarships.

Infrastructurally, the Foundation has contributed immensely to the building of new classroom blocks and renovation of old ones in primary and secondary schools across Greater Awgu.

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