IMO DEPUTY GOV. CALLS ON THE PUBLIC TO REMEMBER THE POORSAYS BUILD A CHILD TODAY, BUILD A GREATER NATION TOMORROW
Imo Deputy Governor and the Chairman of Nigerian Red Cross Society, Prince Eze Madumere, MFR, has called on the public to always remember the less privileged for a better society.
Speaking during a courtesy call on him by members of the Nigerian Red Cross Society led by the Vice Chairman of the body yesterday in his office, Prince Chima Keke, Prince Madumere thanked Imo people for their unbridled and relentless love for the orphans whom he described as special children.
His words, "I am grateful to the good People of Imo State for their magnanimity, love, spirit of giving and steadfastness in the matter concerning the welfare of the special children, without which could have been difficult."
Speaking further, Prince Madumere who would always prefer celebrating with the special children, observed that there is blessing in giving as it also secure the future of the society. "If we treat our children well, cater for the less privileged, we are only preventing future problems because those are part and parcel of our society. Train and build a child today, help to build a Nation with patriotic citizenry," he enthused.
Prince Madumere further called on the public to always stop by to help victims of accidents as such is the highest act of charity. Meanwhile, he called on the security agents not to always scare good Samaritans away by conducting themselves professional at such scenes as intending helpers have always stayed of for fear of maltreatment in the course of investigations.
Prince Madumere reminded his guests of Governor Okorocha whom he described as the greatest giver ever known, whom he said would always stop at nothing to better the lots of the poorest of the poor. He however reminded them the seven principles of Red Crossers and the danger in inordinate ambition, saying it is the way of unpatriotic individuals. He also reminded them of the biblical injunction which spells blessing of lack- of -lack for unrepentant givers.
Imo Deputy Governor commended the leadership of the Nigerian Red Cross Society especially the Vice Presiden, Prince Chima Keke and the State Secretary of the Society, Kingsley Kelechi Ihueze for their doggedness, Committment and their religious dedication towards thenSociety especially the Orphanage Home.
Earlier in the meeting, the leadership of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, through their Vice Chairman, Prince Chima Keke, spoke glowingly of the Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha who ia also the National President of the Nigerian Red Cross Society led Rescue Mission Government as well as its Chairman, Prince Eze Madumere for their strides in all ramifications of development especially as it concerns the welfare of the education of all free of charge.
The body also requested Imo Deputy Governor's magnanimity towards helping them with operational vehicles while thanking them for the Ambulance he already procured for them. The Red Crossers further requested the presence of the Governor and the Deputy Governor's presence in their forthcoming day on March 8, 2014.