The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugochi Ugwuanyi, has been commended by widows and other vulnerable groups in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area for her sustained commitment to charity.
The commendation came as Mrs Ugwuanyi, represented by Princess
Francisca Ubosi, wife of the Enugu House of Assembly speaker,
presented birthing kits and medical equipment to several beneficiaries at the council’s headquarters, Ogurute.
Mrs. Ugwuanyi charged the beneficiaries to make good use of the items
and sustain the fight against child-borne diseases, adding that more
incentives to enhance their wellbeing and rapid development of the
rural areas are still planned for distribution.
“The event is in continuation of the health project exercise
flagged-off by the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and
anchored by me to distribute birthing kits and other health facilities
to vulnerable mothers, widows and the less privilege persons to alleviate their sufferings,” she noted.
Thanking the people for their support to the present administration in
the state, Mrs. Ugwuanyi urged the women to always maintain a high
sense of hygiene in their environment in order to ward off diseases.
Speaking, the host and the wife of the Transition Committee Chairman
of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeja, thanked
the wives of the President and the Enugu State governor for their
health programmes which, she noted, would help reduce the spread of
The highlights of the occasion were the inauguration of the sick bay
at Amufe Community Secondary School and the distribution of First Aid
boxes, beds, chairs, mattresses, among others, to Community Secondary
School, Umuida, Community Secondary School Isiugwu, Community
Secondary School Umuopu, Igboeze Secondary School Enugu Ezike,
Community Secondary School Nkpamtie Uno, Community Secondary SchoolAmachara and Community Secondary School, Amufe.