The immediate past representative of Anambra Central Senatorial District at the Red chambers of the National Assembly, Senator Victor Umeh stated this at his country home Aguluzigbo on the occasion of this year’s annual Children Christmas party, being organised every 25th December in his place, yesterday being the twelfth in its series.
To that effect, children of Aguluzigbo Community and beyond hold the day special as the number of attendees kept increasing.
The party usually feature, dancing competitions to which gifts are shared among the winners, Santa Claus to entertain the Children, cutting of Christmas cake, refreshments and sharing of gifts to all the children.
The 2021 Children’s Christmas party had in attendance over two thousand children from Aguluzigbo and the surrounding communities.
Senator Victor Umeh in an interview said that the party was one of their ways of representing the true meaning of Christmas which is to share love to one another especially to the downtrodden.
He harped on the need for all especially Ndi Anambra to embrace peace and build a more progressive society through demonstration of love.
Senator Umeh noted that the birth of Jesus Christ, which is arguably the most significant event in the world presents the people with an opportunity to reflect and rededicate themselves to the service of humanity in line with the ideals and teachings of Jesus Christ.
On her part, Lady Prisca, the wife of Senator Umeh, noted that the event avails the children the opportunity to reunite.
According to her, coming together under such gathering will help them understand the importance of unity and love as they grow up.
The member representing Anaocha Constituency One, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu while commending Senator Umeh and Wife for giving the children what he described as the best Christmas gift called on other affluent Ndi Anambra to emulate such gesture.
He advised the children not to deviate from the teachings of Christ as it will help them live a purposeful life.
The children danced around with Senator Umeh and Wife, while the unique arrival of Santa Claus otherwise known as ‘father Christmas’ and his performance and sharing of gifts climaxed the event.