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Group donates school bags, books, football kits, others to pupils affected by flood in Anambra

A community based development group, Umudora Anam Global Forum, has donated educational materials to Primary School Pupil’s of Ezi-Anam Central School Umudora, Okpalaukwu Anam, in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The Paradise News gathered that the beneficiary School and it Pupil’s were among Schools affected by this year’s 2022 flood disaster in the Council Area.

The donated items include; School bags, bands and instrument, books, footballs, sport wears, pitch net  and School sign-post.

Presenting the items to the School Headmistress, Mrs Okafor Philomena Chinelo, at the School premises, on Tuesday, the Vice Chairman of Umudora Anam Global Forum, Comrade Chinedu Okafor, said the donation was to assist the community and the state government in amilorating the suffering of the school children and their parent who were among the people, badly affected by the ravaging flood in the area.

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He explain that the forum was passionate about helping the poor and the needy in the society.

According to Okafor, “The gesture was in line with the passion of Umudora Global Forum, and his commitment to charity and humanitarian services to the poor and vulnerables in the society.

While commending the State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, on his several efforts in ensuring that the victims found a place to lay their heads and also feed during the trying times, Okafor, use the event to called on the governor to assist the school, noting that the Primary School with over 2,000 Pupil’s has only five employed government teachers without students chairs, tables, healthcare facilities and teachers staff room.

He appealed to well-to-do individuals, NGOs and other concerned bodies in the society to come to school aide.

At the event, the former State Director of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Mike Ozoemena, who also feel pity for the school pupil’s, donated fifty re-orientation handbooks for primary 5/6 students and their teachers to help them in character building and re-moulding.

In her appreciations, on behalf of the school management, the headmistress, of the School, Mrs Okafor, expressed gratitude to the leadership of Umudora Global Forum for donating the educational items to the pupils and to support education in the Council Area.

The donation tag; “Back to School Project 2022”, was witnessed by the H.O.S Administration, Anambra West Council Area, Nwafor Emmanuel, the President General of Ezi-Anam, Chief Charles Okafor, community leaders, youths, parents and other well wishers.