By Gabriel Ewepu
THE Rotary Club, Wuse II, Abuja, in collaboration with Prince Igho Sadjere Hearts Humanitarian Foundation, have donated items worth over N5 million to Sapele community in Delta State.
In a statement, Founder, Prince Igho Sadjere Hearts Humanitarian Foundation, Ambassador Prince Igho Sadjere, said that the community was in need of the items for a long time.
The two organisations gave the community five tricycles to mobility-challenged individuals, 1,000 notebooks, writing materials for pupils and bags of rice.
Some widows and aged persons received cash gifts, while pregnant women got birthing kits, mothers with under-five year old children received treated mosquito nets, baby bath kits to newborn babies, and medical bills of some indigent patients at the Central Hospital, Sapele were paid.
Mega charity weekend
The statement reads in part, “It was a mega charity weekend for the people of Sapele, Delta State as one of their sons, Amb. Prince Igho Sadjere, the incoming President of Rotary Club of Abuja Wuse II (2017-2018 Rotary Year) led members of his team to donate much needed aid to his community on February 11 and 12, 2017.
“Donations were made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Rotary Club of Abuja Wuse II and the Prince Igho Sadjere Hearts Humanitarian Foundation.”
Members of the team include senior special assistant to the Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, Dr. Godwin Atose, Mrs. Claris Akpomiemie, Charter President Rotary Club of Abuja Wuse II, Damaris Hickson, Vice Principal Chude Girls Grammar School, Sapele, Delta State, Mr. Lucky Leleji, and Mr. Peter Eberiere.
While thanking the people Sadjere promised to do more humanitarian work, particularly on peace education and unity for the people. Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Daniel Friday, thanked the donors for their show of love in remembering them in their time of need.