BY PETER NWOKORO
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III and the Olori, Atuwase, Stanbic Itsekiri’s has given out over 1,000 Point Of Sale (POS) machines to the youth duellers of Itsekiri land in Warri Delta State.
Ogiame Atuwatse III in partnership with Stanbic IBTC Bank gave out the empowerment kits on April 4. 2022 at the Olu’s Palace field, Ugbori Warri, Warri South Local government Area of Delta State.
The “Warri Kingdom Empowerment Programme” attracted crowd of women, widows and youths who came to benefit from the initiatives of the Olu who is known across the globe for initiating programmes to support the growth and prosperity of his people of Warri Kingdom.
During his speech the Olu prayed and appreciated his subjects as he said; “I care about each an every one in this kingdom, if I have millions of dollars, I will make sure that I give them all to you, what I have I give it all to you today.”
“This empowerment items you will receive today, God will give you wisdom to use them, You will see the prosperity that is coming into your life.”
On his part, The regional agent, Network Manager South Region of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, Perebor Awoju when giving his speech at the Flag-Off ceremony, appreciated the office of the Olu of Warri and the Olori, Atuwase for the opportunity to be part of their vision to create value and impact lives of the people of Warri Kingdom.
He said, “Beneficiaries of the initiative are privileged to benefit from the means in which Stanbic IBTC expresses her passion and commitment to broadening opportunities and access to financial services for every Nigerian and African irrespective of cultture and location”.
One of the beneficiary, Duakpemi Utieyinmi expressed excitement, and said, “I am excited and greatfull, I hope to improve and expand my business”
Another beneficiary, Ogiden Tuoyi said, “I am greatful, I have been searching for this opportunity, God have used the Olu of Warri to bless me”.