Rt. Hon. Victor Onyekachi Ochei, FNSE, Speaker, DTHA, Empowers Women of Aniocha North (Special Feature)

oc3The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. (Engr) Victor Onyekachi Ochei, FNSE, FIAS, has empowered over 1000 women of Aniocha North LGA, his indigenous political base.

In a well attended event, led by the Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and his wife Dr. (Deaconess) Roli Nere Uduaghan, the DTHA Speaker  and the initiator of the programme, Hon. Victor Ochei  said the empowerment programme was targeted specifically for women in the local government council to fulfill his campaign  promises to them and say ‘Thank you’ for their support in the fulfillment of his political career successes since 2003.

Speaker Ochei said that the event, which was structured and packaged with the technical support of the Delta State Micro Credit Programme, DMCP, under the supervision of Dr. Antonia Ashiedu, the Delta State Commissioner for Poverty Alleviation, is the first in a well defined empowerment programme, which will be carried out in all the constituencies across the state in due course.

Governor Uduaghan commenced the presentation to the beneficiaries after which his wife and First Lady, Roli Uduaghan, the SSG, Comrade Macaulay, Senator Okowa, and Hon. Ganagana amongst others, continued the presentation of certificates.

The other highlight of the event was the distribution of specially designed Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei branded Note-Books  to all the school children in the Local Government Area, through the Department in charge of Education in Aniocha Local Government Council.

The event was attended by top Politicians and government functionaries including the Senator Representing Delta North, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State SSG, Comrade Ovuozuorie Macaulay, the Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr. Festus Okubor, Civil Commissioners, including Barr. Chike Ogeah (Information), Chief Paulinus Akpeki (Housing), Prof. Hope Eghagha (Higher Education), Frank Omare (Environment), Dr (Ide) Tony Nwaka (Special Duties), Mr. Michael Ifeanyi Osuoza, (Special Infrastructure), the Head of Service Mr. Okey Ofili and a host legislators led by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Basil Ganagana as well as other top PDP chieftains in the state.

FLASHPOINTNEWS ONLINE was there with our sharp lens and brings you photos of the epoch making event below. Enjoy.

O2Speaker Ochei arrives

O1Dancing with his people

O4Rt. Hon Ochei reads his welcome address


Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan addresses Aniocha North people

O7Delta State PDP Chairman, Barr. Peter Nwaoboshi, addresses the audience


Aniocha North LGA Transition Chairman, Mr. Young Chukwuedo, reads his address

O17Governor Uduaghan begins the empowerment programme

oc1First Lady Deaconess Roli Uduaghan joins the empowerment train

O24Senator Ifeanyi Okowa presenting a certificate to a beneficiary during the empowerment programme

O26Delta PDP Chairman Barr. Nwaoboshi continues the empowerment train

O34Delta State SSG, Comrade Macaulay presents more certificates of empowerment on behalf of Speaker Ochei

O31Deputy Speaker, DTHA, Hon. Basil Ganagana presents more certificates of empowerment

O55PDP Woman leader and chieftain, Barr. Adaora Giwa-Amu presents more certificates

oc2Rt. Hon. Ochei continues the empowerment

O52Speaker Ochei presents the branded Exercise Books to the Aniocha LG council for distribution to school children

O51R-L: Gov. Uduaghan, Speaker Ochei, Chairman Nwaoboshi and Senator Okowa share a joke during the event

O28Speaker Ochei enjoys a personal moment with Chairman Nwaoboshi

O37First Lady, Roli Uduaghan greets SSG Macaulay as Chairman Nwaoboshi looks on

O46R-L: Commissioners Efekhoda (Women Affairs), Omare (Environment), Muogboghare (Primary Education), Amori (Senior Political Adviser), Safugha (Local Govt) at the event

O27DTHA Members, L-R: Hon. Ojo, Hon Onwusanya and another member at the event

O45R-L: Barr. Ogeah (Delta Info Comm.), Hon Okoro (former Speaker DTHA) and Chief (Ugo)Akpeki (Delta Housing  Comm.) at the event

O47Traditional Rulers from Aniocha at the event

O39A Cluster group of Aniocha women who were beneficiaries of the empowerment

O40Another set of women who benefited from the empowerment

O30Cross section of Aniocha North women waiting to be empowered

O22L-R: First Lady Roli Uduaghan, Speaker Ochei and Dr. Ashiedu share a moment during the event

O42Chief Akpeki (Ugo) salutes Speaker Ochei as Commissioner Ifeanyi Osuoza (in red cap) observes

O53Speaker Ochei gives his closing remarks

O54Speaker Ochei gets a rousing ovation from Anioma statesmen and women

O29The powerful political women leaders of Anioma

O43Governor Uduaghan departs, but the show continues…

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