Ebuka Okafor Foundation in its tradition has put smile on the faces of over three thousand widows drawn from different parts of the South-East zone and beyond.
The outreach which commenced with a special thanksgiving service at All Saints Anglican Church Nnobi also featured a free Medical Outreach to the people at the founder’s compound, Ebenesi Nnobi Idemili South Local Government Area.
Staff reporter Emengini Osadebe reports that the event also attracted people from all walks of Life.
According to the report, Members of the Foundation were in their numbers dancing and appreciating God as well as their benefactor Chief Ebuka Okafor for his magnanimity and prayed for God’s blessings upon him and his family, as they went home with bags of Rice, Beans, Garri and Clothes among other items.
Nonmembers of the Foundation and children were not left out as they also received some gift items and medicare.
Earlier in a sermon during the church service, the Vicar of All Saints Anglican Church Nnobi Reverend Graceful Umeh urged women to build their homes rather than pulling it down, shun extravert spendings and unlawful marriages, while urging youths to humble themselves and manage what they have as well as shun get rich quick syndrome.
Reverend Umeh who reminded the congregation that God is still faithful in restoring all that was lost challenged the people to turn to God to attract His blessings.
Later at a reception organized for the widows, guests at the event including Sir Innocent Mozie, Chief Louis Ezeonyim and Chief Nnamdi Ezenyem appreciated Chief Ebuka Okafor for his magnanimity.
Speaking to the ABS in an interview the Co-ordinator Ebuka Okafor Foundation Mrs Blessing Nweke said the foundation which was established in 2003 with the aim of alleviating the sufferings of widows in the state has been impacting positively on the lives of the people.
On his part, the founder of the foundation Chief Ebuka Okafor described the foundation as a springboard where over four thousand widows converge to seek God’s face concerning their families, urging people to always appreciate God’s benevolence.