By Uchenna Ugwu
Ebonyi state governor David Umahi has distributed presents to 300 aged individuals and four, 300 widows as their Christmas bundle.
The Governor stated that these classes of individuals had been those that had made great achievements of their varied companies earlier empowered by the state.
At a Christmas social gathering organised for the aged males and widows, he stating that it was purposely to place smiles on faces of the particular folks.
“The best achievement of any chief is when his topics are joyful and by grace of God, we now have been favoured in making certain that each sector of our society in Ebonyi is joyful.
“This is the reason why we are celebrating the Yuletide with smile, ” he stated.
He counseled his Wife, Mrs Rachael Umahi, and his Senior Special Assistant on Religion and Welfare Matter, Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali for the ceremony.
“I need to thanks for bringing our elders to this occasion. You can keep in mind that one in every of our covenants is to care for the elders and widows simply as our religion has determined that widows are wives of our Lord.
” I would like the widows to be a assured that it isn’t the selection of our administration quite a command from God which we should do, “Umahi stated.
He additional congratulated the widows, the final batch of 200 who got sum of N100,000 every the place they had been anticipated to have not less than one hectare of rice farm.
” We will proceed to honour you and pray that our Lord will preserve you all in good well being and power, “Umahi stated.
Nwali who expressed delight on the succour being offered, counseled the governor for figuring out with the elders and widows within the state.
He suggested political leaders and stakeholders within the state to step down the gesture to grassroots.
“Extend the gesture to the needy, ” Nwali stated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that wrappers had been distributed with sum of N20,000 money to every of them. (NAN)