Onunkwo foundation donates 5m to Ohanaeze youths, trains 500
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Onunkwo foundation donates 5m to Ohanaeze youths, trains 500

John Bosco Onunkwo Foundation has donated N5 million to Ohanaeze youths in Anambra State for environmental friendly research aimed at protecting the state from natural disaster.

Speaking shortly after receiving award of excellence from the Ohanaeze Youth wing, Chairman of the Foundation and National Grand Patron of the body Chief John Bosco Onunkwo also disclosed that 500 youths were to benefit from skills acquisition scheme of the Foundation.

He said the gesture was targeted at pulling youths in the area out of crime.

He vowed to do everything possible to ensure youths were reasonably and responsibly positioned to contribute to nation’s development.

He said, “We’ve instituted lots of programmes, including aquatic building training, Agro-Allied training and scholarship to youths to eradicate poverty among them.

“We plan starting the training with 500 youths for poverty eradication. We have also empowered 100 and we will continue to empower youths through entrepreneurial skills acquisition because they are pillar of the society.

“We’re also planning a seminar for the youth to discoverer their talents to eradicate poverty, especially mental poverty among them.

“The seminar will be used for youths talent identification and to empower them accordingly to be better citizens.

“I want to unite and bring all factions of Ohanaeze youths together under one leader for a meaningful development in the region.”

Handing over the award to Onunkwo, Acting National Youth leader, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Mazi Chukwuma Okpalaezeukwu said the award was in recognition of his philanthropic services to humanity in the State and Nigeria.

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