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Rivers State farmer Tekena Ovuru wins ‘Princewills Trust’ Help the Hard Worker competition

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Tekena Ovuru

Rivers State-based poultry farmer, Tekena Ovuru, has emerged winner of the monthly Princewill Trust Help the Hard Worker competition.

The “Help the Hard worker” monthly competition is organized by a non-governmental organization, The Princewill’s Trust for entrepreneurs, youths and Rivers state residents engaged in micro-business ventures and all forms of hard work in Rivers State.

A Rivers State-based poultry farmer, Tekena Ovuru emerged the winner of the September 2021 edition, beating both Collins Moore and Kingsley Peterside to win the N100,000 cash prize.

Prince Tonye Princewill, while presenting the cash award on behalf of Princewills Trust said the aim of the Trust was simply to encourage hard workers and entrepreneurs in Rivers State.

Tonye Princewill said the competition will make youths in the state to move away from the mindset of entitlement.

He called on the winner to make judicious use of the money and “give others like him, the inspiration to do well, work hard and upgrade their business too.”

The winner of the monthly Princewill Trust Help the Hard Worker competition, Tekena Ovuru, in his reaction said he got to know about the competition on Facebook.

”I’m a poultry farmer, the name of my farm is Ovuru and sons farms, I’m into broiler chicken. I’m a graduate of Petrochemical Technology from uniport, I also have a car in which I use for bolt. I saw 100k as the prize on Facebook. I know Prince Tonye Princewill very much. I know he’s into movies, his recent movie I think is 76. I’m so happy, I would like to meet him personally to say thank you very much for giving me another boost to my business. With this 100k, I can use to buy two cartons of chicken and at least 7 bags of Ultima feeds for broilers.” Tekena Ovuru stated.