Over 2000 widows in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State received bags of 50kg rice from Sir (Dr.) Emeka Offor, through his foundation, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF).
The Coordinator of SEOF, Hon. Sir Tony Obi, who represented the founder, Sir (Dr.) Emeka Offor, said the event was in keeping with the Foundation’s annual philanthropic activities aimed at alleviating the sufferings of the downtrodden in the society.
He recounted the numerous life-touching initiatives by the Foundation over the years, particularly in the areas of education, health, capacity building and empowerment.
“The Foundation is committed to improving the lives of the poor and less privileged in the society. We thank God for the great work He has been doing through his son, Sir (Dr.) Emeka Offor and his wife, Barr. (Mrs) Adaora Offor, who happens to be the Vice President of the Foundation,” he said.
Obi urged the widows not to relent in their fervent prayers for God’s continued blessings upon their illustrious son, Sir Emeka Offor.
Head, Corporate Communications, Enugu Electricity distribution Company PLC (EEDC), Mr. Emeka Ezeh, in company of the Principal Manager, Community Management, Mrs. MaryJane Nwakuche, praised the foundation for its the humanitarian efforts.
He prayed that God would continue to bless Sir Emeka Offor, his wife, Barr (Mrs.) Adaora Offor and the entire family for always remembering the poor in our society.
He said, “We at EEDC are proud to be a part of SEOF, and always excited to be present at its events, part of which is the rice distribution holding in Oraifite, today.
“You all should count yourselves lucky to have a son as generous as Sir Emeka Offor, who always have you, the widows in mind at all times.
“What he has been doing here is worth emulating, and your prayers have really contributed to the successes he has recorded in his businesses, and we urge you to continue in your prayers.”
Some of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Monica Nwabueze and Mrs. Joy Agu, thanked Sir Emeka Offor and his wife for always having their interest at heart and prayed for God’s blessings and protection on them.
“Just look at how we are all glowing, it is because we all have a husband in Sir Emeka Offor, who has never allowed us to lack in any way, always making sure we have food to eat, clothes to wear and money to do our businesses.
“May God continue to bless him and his family, amen!”, Mrs. Nwabueze prayed.
Also in attendance was the minority leader and representative of Ekwusigo Local Government Area at the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onyebuchi Offor, who wished Sir Emeka Offor and his wife well, as they continue to put smiles on the faces of the widows.