A God-given philanthropist from Amokwe in Umuhuali community of Ishielu LGA, Chief Fabian Ezeoha, on 29th December 2019 in celebration of the Christmas and New Year doled out cash and distributed food items to the four villages in the area.
The items distributed by Chief Fabian Ezeoha were 50 bags of 25kg rice to Awokwe, Ameta, Amegu and Ezza Umuhuali respectively with cash of N50,000 to each of the said villages. He also gave N10,000 to each of the five indigent widows from each village.
Addressing the crowd that attended the ceremony, Chief Fabian Ezeoha said it was an annual event to give thanks to God for his mercies upon mankind and that he used the occasion to reach out to lives of the indigent and honorable members of the society.
He said that his family has made it an annual event to appreciate God’s love for his family and enjoined everyone to pray for his family and to remain in fervent love and fear of God at all times.
He also used the occasion to celebrate his aged mother’s award of title of “Ezi Nne Okwukwe” (Mother of faith) by the catholic church at Isieke.
In the thanksgiving at the corpus Christi parish on behalf of her mother, he donated N200,000 to the church project and another N150,000 on behalf of his family. He also assured that he would contribute towards the propagation of faith at all times.
The occasion which attracted dignitaries across the community and beyond was graced by the Executive Chairman of Ishielu Local Government Area, Hon. Henry Sunday Eze, former Permanent Secretary, Chief Simon Edeh, the Coordinator of Ishielu West A/C, Hon. Victor Nnoke among others.
Reacting to the Development, women leader, Lolo Christiana Omoa, on behalf of the Ameta women thanked the philanthropist, Chief Ezeoha for his kind gesture and prayed God to replenish his pocket.
Also, Mrs. Celestina Igwe, on behalf of the Ezza women described Chief Ezeoha as God sent who has been designated and mandated to save them in the society and assured that the women and men alike would always remember the family in prayer.
The women later made a gift of the crucifix with chaplet to the Chief Celebrant.
The highlight of the occasion include the distribution of the Rice, money, and drinking galore and cultural dances from the villages in the community.