Over 3,000 constituents benefit from Senator Eteng Williams’s intervention programmes in one year

No fewer than 3,000 constituents have benefitted from Senator Eteng Jonah Williams’s empowerment programmes in the last year.

According to information available from the Senator’s media team, as part of activities to celebrate his one year in office, it revealed that six hundred youths and women from Cross River State Central Senatorial district have been trained in Entrepreneurship Skills, Capacity building sensitization of youth in domestic violence, and training of artisans in Agro Economy as a tool for self-reliance. The trainees received a support grant of 30,000 each.

He also facilitated the Federal Government Presidential Grant of N50,000 each to 1,200 constituents of Cross River Central Senatorial District. This initiative was to help cushion the effect of the harsh economic times on households.

Senator Williams also facilitated the inclusion of over 200 constituents from Cross River Central Senatorial District into the National Social Register for the conditional cash transfer scheme under the federal government’s social welfare program.

As Chairman of, the Senate Committee on Petroleum Upstream, he nominated 40 youths from Cross River Central for a 1-month vocational skills training in the oil and gas sector facilitated by the Petroleum Development Trust Fund (PTDF). At the end of the training, it is expected that all trainees will be empowered with employability skills in the oil and gas sector and starter packs to earn a living.

In appreciation to his party, the All Progressives Congress, Senator Williams is paying the sum of N50,000 monthly stipend to each of the APC chapter Chairmen in Cross River Central Senatorial District.

Additionally, in one year, the Senator has donated cars to constituents and given financial support to many families worth millions of Naira.

The Senator assures constituents that he will not renege in his campaign promises of bringing the dividends of democracy back home to the people of Cross River Central senatorial district as he continues to serve them in the Senate.

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