Immediate past Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Sir Jude Ejiogu has described education as a sure way to develop the society, maintaining that once a child is educated, it becomes imcumbent on him to decide the position of the society.

He made this disclosure on Saturday, March 31st during the unveiling of “Ejike Chukwu Foundation” at Etekwuru, in Ohaji Egbema local government area of Imo State.

According to him, investing in education is for generational growth which carries much dividends, adding that any educated child is not only an asset to his community but the state at large.

Sir Ejiogu therefore called on individuals not to concentrate on their personal gains, advising them to channel their resources into human capacity development, which he described as the best empowerment. He further made cash donation to the foundation to assist in the training and retraining of beneficiaries.

The former Chief Scribe of Imo State further commended the founder of “Ejike Chukwu Foundation”, Pastor Ejike Chukwu for his philanthropic insight towards assisting children of the poor to realize their educational dreams in life.

Moreso, Ejike Chukwu Foundation is a private charity initiative founded by Pastor Ejike Chukwu, the Chairman of Mega Drill Nigeria Limited to provide access to tertiary education for under privileged youths in rural communities.

Dignitaries in attendance include but not limited to, Senator Osita Izunaso (APC National Org. Sec), Hon George Moghalu (APC National Auditor), Prof Ibrahim Agboola Gambari (Former United Nations Sec. Gen.), and HRM Shehu Kyari Ibn Umaru El-Kanemi (Emir of Bama).

Others are, Dr. E.C Iwuanyanwu, HRH Dete Spiff (Almanyanubo of Tombrass Kingdom ), Hon. Aipustin Chukwukere, Dr. Uzoma Obiyo, Rt. Hon. Acho Ihim, Dr. Epsom Obodo, Pharm. Donates Ozoemena, Hon. Donates Onuigwe, Hon. C.C. Ubah, and HRH Eze Ikegwuruka.

While, Chief Cosmos Maduba (Odebube Isu), Elvis Agukwe, Charles Orie, Henry Okafor, Gideon Mefor and Uju Kingsley were also in attendance.

In another development, Sir Ejiogu has congratulated his brother and political leader, Chief Lemmy Akakem on the Holy Matrimony of his son, Mr. Chiedo Akakem with his wife, former Miss Ogonna Maduagwu.

Sir Ejiogu who was present during the solemnization also advised the new couple to continue to sustain the love that brought them together, admonishing them not to allow an intruder to decide what happens in their lives, describing it as the cause of failure in marriage.


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