Egbe community gets new 500KVA transformer

As part of efforts geared towards ensuring that the people of Ogun East Senatorial District enjoy the dividends of democracy, the lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu on Saturday 16th Dec, 2017 donated a 500KVA transformer to Egbe Community in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State to improve electricity supply in the area.

Handling over the transformer to leaders in the community, the Ogun State coordinator of Omoilu Foundation, Mr. Leke Shittu said that the transformer was meant to improve electricity supply in the community and as well, assist all the business women, men, artisans and everyone making use of electricity in the day to day running of their businesses in the community.

Shittu maintained that the primary objective of the light up Ogun East mission embarked upon by Senator Buruji Kashamu in the Senatorial District was to boost power supply in the zone and to alleviate the sufferings of the people of Ogun East.

He advised them to make judicious use of the transformer by ensuring its protection and maintenance, assuring that the lawmaker would not leave any stone unturned in ensuring the continuous improvement of the community.

Speaking after receiving the document to the transformer, the family head of Egbe community, Chief Ola Sobowale expressed happiness that Senator Buruji Kashamu came to their rescue to solve their electricity problems, after many years of failed promises by past administrations to provide them with transformer that would boost power supply in the area.

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Helpline foundation has donated food items and clothing materials to over 250 widows and orphans

 

Ahead of the Christmas celebration, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has donated food items and clothing materials to over 250 widows and orphans in the FCT as part of its reach-out programme.

The NGO, Helpline Foundation for the Needy Abuja, said the gesture is aimed at putting smiles on the faces of the vulnerable, while revealing that this year is the 17th edition of its reach-out programme.

The founder, Dr. Jummai Ahmadu, stressed that the beneficiaries of the programme were drawn from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory irrespective of ethnicity or religious background.

She also stated that the foundation has embarked on training of widows and some vulnerable youths in fish farming and other skills that would enable them become employers of labour, while tasking widows to embrace entrepreneurial skills.

She used the occasion to thank partners of the foundation, especially the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Abuja council, FCT Department of Information and Communications, and Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) for their support.

Earlier, Chairman of FCT NAWOJ, Comrade Stella Okoh-Esene, said the women journalists in the nation’s capital have resolved to partner with the foundation to achieve one of its objectives of empowering women and the vulnerable in the society.

Penang Danladi

NIGERIAN FIRST LADY AISHA BUHARI BUILD 50-BED MATERNITY COMPLEX

The Founder Future Assured and wife of the President of Nigeria Her Excellency Haj Aisha Muhammadu Buhari yesterday 12th of December 2017 commissioned a 50 bed Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Maternity Complex in Daura, Katsina state. The complex situated within Daura General Hospital was handed over to the governor of Katsina, H.E. Aminu Masari. Also present were H.E. Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State and his wife Dr Zainab Bagudu.

Mrs Buhari urged stakeholders and privileged Nigerians to address health challenges that women face because
maternal and child mortality poses a serious health challenge, which requires support from all quarters.

“Because of the enormous challenges women face, I am committed to complementing the effort of government in advocating for improved health care.”

The foundation laying ceremony of the project was held in May, 2017 by Mrs. Buhari with a promise to complete quickly. The task was accomplished in 7 months.

The fully equipped center can handle vital checks, antenatal and post natal care, screenings, laboratory and radiology tests, pharmacy and boasts two high tech surgical theaters.

Earlier, the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari and the commisioner of health Mariya Bala Usman expressed appreciation of the government and people of Katsina State for this great project and committed to immediately provide the Human Resources and other logistics required to make the complex work.

Minister of State for Health, Professor Osagie Ehanire said at the event that by this project, Mrs. Buhari is in tune with the problems of maternal mortality in Nigeria and the project complements government policy.

The wife of the president earlier visited the Muhammadu Buhari school for Science and Arabic studies and flagged of her empowerment program for 500 women and youth. Items distributed were sewing, grinding and spaghetti making machines as well as tricycles.

RCCG Upgrade LASUTH Intensive Care Unit

 

The Lagos State Government has commissioned the newly refurbished Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital which was upgraded and equipped by THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD as part of activities marking the 10th anniversary of the Apapa Family of the Church.

The Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adewale Oke who spoke during the commissioning said “this donation is a huge one by THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD, Apapa family. The upgrade of our facility to a more conducive one is quite commendable, especially during the celebration of 50 years of the existence of Lagos and 10 years of establishing THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD, Apapa family.”

Represented by the Director, Clinical Services and Training, Dr. Ayoade Adedokun, Oke pledged to put the facility to good use, saying that the gesture would assist in management and treatment of patients and called on well-meaning Nigerians, including Corporate OrganiSations, Non-Governmental Organisations, Government bodies and individuals to emulate the gesture.

In his speech during the commissioning ceremony, the General Overseer of THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD, PASTOR E. A. ADEBOYE prayed that “The commissioning of this centre today would mark a turning point for the better not only in this hospital but in all hospitals across the State and to the entire workforce of LASUTH, the healing power of God will continue to operate here”.

The Intensive Care Unit named after PASTOR E. A. ADEBOYE and his wife, Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye was equipped by the Church with multi-million naira facilities including of 5,000 ICU Beds, four Alpha-Active Mattresses, B-Braun Infusion Pumps, Syringe Pumps, Multi-Parameter Patient monitors and bedside lockers.

Also speaking at the event, the presiding Pastor of the Apapa Family, the donor parish, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade said that the gesture was one of the several interventions of the Parish to make quality healthcare accessible and less cumbersome to the underprivileged Nigerians.

Steve Akintayo

Airtel announces love charity initiative

In the spirit of the Yuletide season, telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with Chicken Republic, a subsidiary of Food Concepts Plc, to feed over 5,000 less privileged Nigerians as part of its yearly Corporate Social Responsibility initiative dubbed, ‘Airtel Five Days of Love.’

The initiative startedf yesterday at the BRT Bus Park, Obalende roundabout, Lagos, with the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, leading his colleagues to feed over a thousand people at the venue.

According to Ogunsanya, “Christmas is a time of celebration, festivity and love. Airtel, in celebration of this yuletide, remains committed to spreading love, joy, and happiness across the communities where we operate.

“We are passionate about uplifting and empowering Nigerians and will continue to create and support platforms that make lives better for our consumers.”

The train, which hits Akure today, at the Democracy Park Akure, Ondo State, will be targeting over 1,000 beneficiaries.

On Wednesday, the free meals will be given at LEA Junior Secondary School Durumi 2 Garki, Abuja while on Thursday, December 14, campaign will reach more beneficiaries at Government Girls Secondary School, Tudun Nupawa, Kaduna State.

The campaign will end on Friday, December 15, at Edo State Museum and Cultural Centre Ring Road, Benin City.

The Five Days of Love CSR initiative is part of Airtel’s Employee Volunteer Scheme (EVS), a platform created to assist underprivileged people.

Tonye  Peterside

 

Sen. Ali empower his community

 Senator Ndume spends millions of his personal money to purchase 40 Keke Napep, 30 sewing machines, 30 grinding machines, and 30 vulcanising machines for the empowerment of poor people of his local community, we say well done and God bless. Keep up with the good work  Mohammed Ali Ndume. 

Photo credit: Comr Mohammed Pulka.

Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere of OPM Commissions free mini-estate

Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere of OPM Commissions free mini-estate to Accommodate homeless Nigerians.

Commissioning the free accommodation, which has 11 blocks of flats, Apostle Chibuzor said everything is coming from church tithes and offerings.
He said instead of putting the houses for rent, it’s free for everyone both Muslims and Christians.
OPM Church for the past 9 years has been operating more than 8 free estates and also building 2 bedrooms flats for different poor widows that there husbands died without building any house.

A Patriotic Nigerian return Prof. Aroye bag

“‘On my way from Anyigba to Abuja by commercial transport, I had to alight at Giri junction, to pick a cab that was to link me with another cab to my destination. I had a heavy suitcase and a bag. 

 

When we got to Lugbe, the cab driver hurriedly dropped me off when he saw a cab going to my final destination. In the process of dragging the heavy suitcase, and in the usually chaotic motor park, I forgot to pick my bag.

 

As I approached the hotel in Jabi, now feeling relaxed, I remembered my bag which contained the following items:

 

1. Laptop

2. A bundle of N50,000, and a cheque

3. A pair of golden earrings

4. My International Passport

5. Power bank, ATM cards, Driver’s license, etc.

 

I went back to Giri junction to report to the NURTW officials. That was when I discovered that many drivers operated as freelancers and might not be traceable. I became desperate.

 

I exchanged contact numbers with the NURTW official and went back to the hotel. I couldn’t really concentrate on the assignment I came to Abuja for.

 

I’d not informed my husband. The cab driver searched my bag, extracted my husband’s mobile number from my driver’s license and called him.

 

My husband mistook him for a fraudster and told him off. I later informed my husband and he gave me the driver’s number. I called him. Alas! He had my bag. He had even attempted to reach me on Facebook.

 

I got my colleagues Clara and Moses to speak Hausa with him and we arranged to meet at the hotel two days later, when he returned from a trip. He emerged at the hotel with the bag and the contents intact!

 

Despite the rot, decadence and economic hardship in our land, there still exist millions of people like Abubakar Hassan (08027164473)with good morals. Please appreciate him with me”‘.

 

Prof. Margaret Olabisi Araoye

Efosa Imasuen support 20 Pupils with school fees and writing materials

While November ended my Pet-Project #EfosaImasuenBackToSchoolProject for children in the #AMAC-BWARI Federal Constituency visited L.E.A Mpape.

We supported 20-Pupils with School-fees gave them lunch, writing materials and also delivered a solid moral support speech to encourage them to remain in school against all odds and strive to attain the objectives of being sent to school by their parents.

The kids and their teachers were happy to receive us, 5 Pupils amongst them were to be sent home for not being able to pay their school fees but our aid came timely and enabled them to remain in school and write their exams.

The Head Teacher brought to our notice the dilapidated structures the pupils schooled in I must confess at that point tears rushed out of my eyes as I was so disappointed and fell into despair to see that in the FCT Abuja children sat on battered floors in classroom with broken roofs, no windows, no doors and yet they were still determined to learn under such conditions.

Secondly the school authority also brought to my attention their ICT Unit which was runned by a petrol generator but everything equipment in there needed repair or maintenance I offered to assist with one of the numerous problems they showed me and the wise Head Teacher (may God continue bless her wisdom) showed me a photocopier machine and told me that the children would be writing exams in the coming week and they would not be able to duplicate Question papers and answer sheets thus the photocopier repair was of utmost importance at that moment.

Thanks God I had the capacity to help them fix the photocopier machine by his grace my team would come back and do more as God can use us to do.

Efosa Jabez Imasuen

Micro-Business Empowerment programme” for Ahoada East Constituency II N100,000 for 200 indigenes

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of our “Micro-Business Empowerment programme” for Ahoada East Constituency II.

This scheme is aimed at empowering 200 Upata sons and daughters with 100,000 naira each to start micro businesses for self sufficiency.

To qualify-
• Must be indigenes of any of the 21 Towns and villages of Upata.
• 2 Passport photographs
• Must have voters card.
• LGA Identification letter.
• Birth certificate or Age Declaration
• Letter of interest/Application , which should state your business type and how you can grow it with the said amount.

All submissions should be sent to;
Adokiye Uwamekénim Oyagiri
Chime Donlodo Ezebalike
SA to Hon. Member PA to Hon. Member
07017130617 08142839309

Reddy Otuwarikpo
Constituency Sec.
‭08035507758‬

Thank you and God bless you!
Signed;
Office of Hon. Ehie Edison
Member, RVHA, Ahoada East Const. II

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