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Published On: Sun, Mar 24th, 2013

Group to Employ 5,000, Empower 125,000 Deltans …To provide 120 buses, 30, 000 tricycles, 25 speed boats, scholarship

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Group under the aegis of Civil Awareness and Economic Empowerment Initiative ( CAEI) has concluded arrangements to employ 5, 000 graduates in Delta State as well as empower 5, 000 people in each of the 25 local government areas in the state.
The group equally promised to provide 120 buses, 80, 000 tons of rice, 30, 000 tricycles, 25 speed boats and scholarship to university level among other means of empowerment to indigenes of the Delta State.

Executive Director of CAEI, Dr. Gambo Bala Iggi dropped the hint recently during the inauguration of state, local governments and ward officers of CAEI at Saint Patrick’s College, Asaba.
Iggi who attributed some of the causes of insecurity in the country to include lack of education, good morals and improper child upbringing, disclosed that the Civil Awareness and Economic Empowerment Initiative have created a resource centre to register children who are interested in studying up to university level through scholarship.
The CAEI Executive Director said the institution is also poised to give out loans, cars, fertilizers, grinding machines as well as tractors to farmers in a bid to eradicate poverty in the country.
The Deputy Director, youth, child abuse and human trafficking in the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Mrs. Pamela Harkson in her remark stated that she will ensure that the empowerment is equitably distributed in the state no matter the ethnic differences.
The Delta State Coordinator of the programme, Prof. Felix Ebode enjoined everyone to believe in CAEI, stressing that its goals are real and will meet the yearnings of Deltans.

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