STEP Is My Assurance of Bright Future, Says Okijirhie

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh:

Rejoice Okijirhie is one of the PwDs enrolled in the 2015/2016 cycle. She hails from Uwvie LGA and has an NCE. In spite of her physical disability, she was trained in Hairdressing and Makeover. Six years later, Rejoice is still in business, owns a hairdressing salon and is creating wealth and jobs in fulfilment of Governor Okowa’s vision. Hear her.

“I have trained seven persons, out of which two are serving me. The other five are established and making a living out of their skills.

“I bought more equipment such as one hair dryer, hair stretchers and I have diversified into sales of attachments and hair beauty products. I have good patronage and the returns are good.

“I got married last year. STEP made me self-reliant; it is my assurance and hope of a bright future.”

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Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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