In preparation to his 46th birthday ceremony coming up on Saturday, July 2, 2022, Hon. Comrade Chinedu Ogah, member representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency, on Tuesday 28th June, 2022 put smiles on faces of Okada Riders, labourers, the sick in the Hospitals, those in correctional Centres in Abakaliki and Afikpo, as well as old Peoples home in Abakaliki.
Hon. Comrade Chinedu Ogah who was accompanied by his massive admirers and supporters, visited the centre of the menial job seekers, popularly known as Okpoku-Ndu-Oru, opposite Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium, Abakaliki, where he distributed food, cash and other gifts to them.
He also visited Old People’s Home, Orphanage Home, beggers’ corner opposite St. Theresa Cathedral, all in Abakaliki town and Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching, Abakaliki where he doled millions of naira with different items to the indigent patients to clear their hospital bills. The Federal lawmaker’s team also extend the birthday gestures to Abakaliki and Afikpo Correctional Centres where he offered gifts and message of hope to the inmates.
Comrade Ogah who is known for his humanitarian services, care for the needy and empowerment said the event was a way of showing gratitude to God for adding a new year to him and for the opportunity to serve Humanity.
In an interview with journalists, some of the beneficiaries including Cecilia Igwe, Chinedu Nwibo, Ngozi Mbam, among others applauded Ogah’s magnanimous life, especially this year, people in their different homes have been lamenting harsh experiences coming after the risen cost of the food commodities in the state. They described Ogah as a friend of the underprivileged people, who has used his office to touch humanity in mega styles.
“This has been the normal life of Comrade Chinedu Ogah since he assumed office as a lawmaker at the National Assembly, even when he served as the National President of Ebonyi youths under former Governor Martins Elechi’s administration,” a digger, Mr Chinedu Nwibo said.
Other activities for the birthday anniversary included free dispensing of PMS (Fuel) for motor drivers, tricycle operators, motorcyclists (Okada riders) and breakfast by the lawmaker with them in Abakaliki and Ohatekwe Primary School Field, Ikwo LGA on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.
Highlight of the event was cutting of the birthday cake in places visited and prayers offered by beneficiaries of Comrade Ogah gifts.