Abia First Lady Distributes Palliative To Vulnerable Community

Amidst Economic Hardships,Abia First Lady touch lives of the vulnerable

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Abia First Lady Distributes Palliative To Vulnerable Community

Amidst Economic Hardships,Abia First Lady touch lives of the vulnerable

The wife of Abia state governor, Mrs Priscilla Otti has distributed palliatives to Persons with disability to caution the effects of the Economic hardship in the country.

In her address to the vulnerable community at the international conference center, Mrs Otti described the move as an urgent intervention at a time when even the rich are also complaining of the harsh economy.

According to her, it has been a burden to her that a group that should be considered first, have been left behind, assuring them that it is the beginning of better things to come for members of the vulnerable community.

The Abia first lady added that beyond the data that was captured at the event, the government will also be engaging with them through the Special Adviser to the governor on disability matters, Mr David Anyaele to get more information about them to know how they can help them.

She appealed to other members of the society to join hands in supporting the vulnerable group to make the society a better place for all.

The commissioner of youth and sports development, Mr Nwaobilor Ananaba, represented by Mr Ajom James, informed that the physically challenged were captured in the 2024 budget,in his words ,

“I am assuring you that they are fresh in the minds of the ministry of sports and youth development”.

Speaking at the event the SA to the governor on disability matters, Mr David Anyaele, acknowledged that it is the desire of the wife of the governor, Mrs Priscilla Otti to remove any burden that may pose as challenge for the vulnerable group from participating on equal basis with others, and also to see them contribute their own quota to the development of Abia state

Among the items distributed were bags of rice, gallons of groundnut oil, and cash to ease transportation of the palliative.