A Chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Hon. Chief Nduka V. A Anyanwu (Anyanwu N’etiri Oha) who is also the Founder and President of Nduka Anyanwu Foundation was on Sunday the 18th day of April 2021 honoured with a prestigious award of ‘Omereoha’ in comomorating of this year’s Mother’s Day celebration which is a day set aside by the Catholic Church to celebrate its mother’s for their doggedness and outstanding contributions to the growth and development of the society.
The epoch making which was put together by the Catholic Women Organization (C. W. O) of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Umuokirika, Ekwereazu in Ahiazu Mbaise attracted lots of dignitaries.
In his homily at the holy mass to mark this years mother’s day celebration, the officiating priest Rev. Fr. Dr. Ethelbert Uwadoka reminded mothers to be steadfast in their God given assignment which is to raise godly children stressing that the world can never be complete without the support of women. The clergyman maintained that when God fearing families are in place, a peaceful society devoid of all forms of criminalities are prevented.
In her contribution, the President of the C. W. O in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Umuokirika, Mrs. Callista Ezeribe disclosed that the award conferred on Hon. Nduka V. A Anyanwu was in recognition of his active and outstanding services to the entire community, Catholic church and the Catholic Women Organization in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Umuokirika.
The C. W. O president also used the occasion to urge Hon. Nduka to continue in his good work most especially towards the less privileged and indigent in the society.
Speaking further, Mrs Ezeribe also urged other well to do individuals in the area to always serve God and humanity with the resources God have placed in their hands.
In his response shortly after receiving the honour done him by the mothers of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Umuokirika, Hon. Nduka V. A Anyanwu thanked they women for the recognition given to him alongside other notable individuals in the area.
Speaking further, the founder of Nduka Anyanwu Foundation stressed that the honour given to him will go a long way in motivating him in his humanitarian services to mankind, he therefore pledged to continue to be of good service to God’s kingdom and to humanity.