Assistance Should Go To Those In Need—Obi

By Alex Reports

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has encouraged the wealthy to deploy their wealth in serving God through serving humanity. Obi said this yesterday while presenting a cheque of 1 Million Naira to Progressive Primary School, Awba-Ofemili.

Obi who said he was moved to visit the school after Rev. Fr. Coleman Onuegbu, who was in charge of the school told him about the condition of the school during the chrisms mass, said that he would continue to reach out to his friends and institutions, as well as deny himself unnecessary luxuries to raise/ save money to assist such people in dire need.

Speaking during the visit, the Headmaster of the school, Mr. John Ozuah prayed to God to continue to bless the former Governor for his exemplary leadership yet to be equaled and for his heartedness in continuing the contribution to the progress of Anambra State even as a private person.

The Headmaster who said that the 3 renovated classrooms in the school were done by Mr. Peter Obi when he was the Governor, thanked him for rehabilitating the 4th and last one even when he was out of office. He equally recalled that the Community Secondary School in the town was completely rehabilitated by Obi when he was the Governor.

Speaking, the Manager of the school, Rev. Fr. Coleman Onuegbu thanked former Governor Obi for always remembering and assisting the poor. The Rev. Fr. who took him to the town's source of drinking water - collection of flood water at the estuarine- appealed to him to rally round his friends and assist the town further.