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Over eight hundred people were yesterday presented with household materials and educational items by the Wife of the Governor, Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano.
The materials presented to widows, aged women, indigent women and children as well as physically challenged persons , took place at Awka North and Njikoka Council Headquarters, as a part of benefits of the 2018 community empowerment tours of the twenty-one council areas of the state by the Governor 's wife .
Among the items presented by Chief Mrs Obiano, who was represented by the Wife of the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mrs. Sylvia Oseke, were bags of rice, wrappers, cash and educational materials including school bags, exercise books and math -sets.
Some of the beneficiaries who bared their minds while receiving the items, said the Governor's wife's kindheartedness towards the poor will be rewarded by God and history ,adding that her maternal love is worth emulating.
In her address, the Governor's wife thanked the council area for remaining supportive of the goals and initiatives of the present administration. 
She said the provision of assistance to the poor remained a paramount ideal of the Caring Family Enhancement Initiative, CAFÉ.
Earlier in their separate opening remarks, the Transition Committee Chairman of Awka North, Chief Emeka Onwuzuka, and his Njikoka counterpart, Honourable George Ozo, noted that Chief Mrs Obiano's continuous reach-out to the less-privileged is a clear sign of motherly love and compassionate care.
On their parts, the Member Representing Awka North at the State Assembly, Chief Boniface Okonkwo, and his Njikoka Constituency One counterpart, Doctor Timothy Ifedioramma, and that of Njikoka Constituency Two, Chief Peter Ibida, said the event was a definite testimony of people-oriented objective.
Also in attendance at the occasion were the Commissioner for Tertiary and Science Education, Professor Theresa Obiekezie, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Agriculture, Dr Charles Okadigbo, Special Adviser to the Governor on Community Mobilization, Chief John Nwokoye, traditional rulers of each town of the visited council areas, party leaders, women groups, among others.

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