Friday, 16 October 2020

Obiano supports over 700 Widows and children in Nnewi


Ukpa Ewa |16th October 2020

AWKA: Wife of Anambra State Governor, Dr. Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano have through her pet project, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE) given support to over Seven Hundred (700) widows and children living in Nnewi North and South Local Government Areas of the state. 

The kind hearted first lady had early this month, began a state wide tour to all the local government areas in the state where she has been assisting indigent women and children through Livelihood supports to combat the effect the Covid19 pandemic. 

Speaking during the empowerment tour at Nnewi North and Nnewi South Council Areas respectively, Mrs. Obiano who was represented by the state commissioner for Social Welfare Children and Women Affairs Lady Ndidi Mezue, said the support which is an act of charity borne out of passion and love for humanity will go a long to add value to the People's life. 

The first lady, assured the people of the continuous training of youths, widow's and indigent women on skill acquisition and empowerment through her NGO, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative, CAFE.

Earlier in their separate remarks, the Transition Committee Chairman of Nnewi North Council Area Prince Chukwudi Orizu and Nnewi South Engr. Chieloka Henry Okoye described the act of charity of Mrs. Obiano as unforgettable.

Other dignitaries who took turns to speak at the event observed that CAFE through its annual support given to vulnerable people in the state has bridged the social gap for the poor and redefined charity.

The community tour to the respective LGA's  was capped with distrubution of food items and undisclosed sum of money given to the vulnerable people and elderly.

Dignitaries present were Traditional Rulers, Commissioner for Transport Hon. Afam Mbanefo, Zonal Commander Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra also known as OCHA brigade Mr. Emmanuel Obi, State House of Assembly Members,  various women groups and prominent stakeholders.