83 Females Jostle For Mrs Amaechi’s Taxi Loans


Eighty three female applicants will tomorrow and Friday undergo a driving test to ascertain their eligibility for Mrs Amaechi’s taxi loan scheme.

The taxi loan scheme initiated by the Empowerment Support Initiative (ES), a non-governmental organization founded by the wife of the Rivers State Governor, Dame Judith Amaechi is intended to empower 50 female commercial drivers in the state.

A statement from the office of the Rivers First Lady indicated stated that valid driver’s license and competence in driving are pre-qualification for applicants to access the commercial taxi loan.

The statement further stated that two day driving test which begins 8.00 am tomorrow will be supervised by Skyebank and conduced by a Port Harcourt based driving school, AIA driving school at the ESI Secretariat, 120 Woji Road GRA, Port Harcourt.