THE drums were set rolling at the Oma Event Centre, Awka, as Jessybela Foundation celebrated her five year anniversary and the launch of her official magazine.
In her opening remarks, the Founder/CEO of the foundation, Jessica Ebere Nweke thanked God for seeing the foundation through this far. She reiterated that as a non-governmental organisation, the foundation’s goal is to render humanitarian services and promote positive change in the society.
In his speech, the chairman of the occasion and the member representing Anambra East/West Federal Constituency, Chinedu Obidigwe stated that the occasion was of great importance on the ground that it calls for a total sober reflection in the life of everyone including the downtrodden, the less privileged amongst us.
According to him, “Jessybela foundation is all about helping the needy as we have witnessed over the years. It is important for everyone of us to think how best to be of help to the needy around us. The society could only be better if we as a people begin to seek out those who are in one way or the other marginalised economically and otherwise so that we extend a hand of help. This event gives us an opportunity to think how we can make our country great again”.
Highlights of the event were the launch of the foundation’s magazine and the presentation of an Award of Recognition to the House club for her unequivocal service to humanity in general and the foundation in particular.
Receiving the award, the club wasled by her President, Chido Obidiegwu, alongside her members, the Speaker, Anambra House of Assembly, Uchenna Okafor and the MD/CEO, Anambra Newspaper and Publishing Company, Sir Chuka Nnabuife.
Present at the event were the Secretary to Anambra State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the Chief of Staff to the Anambra Governor, Primus Odili, Chief Austin Oguejiofor, Johnbosco Onunkwo, Member, representing Idemili North in the State House of Assembly, Chief Arthur Chikwe.