UMUDIBIA WOMEN SOLICIT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR COMPLETION OF CIVIC CENTRE PROJECT
Umudibia Women have solicited for financial assistance from well-meaning persons of Umudibia Township and the entire Owerri West to enable them complete their Modern Civic Centre project.
This request was made when Umudibia Women Association held their Women Meeting recently at Umudibia Primary School, Umudibia Township, Owerri West, Imo State.
The gathering attracted people from across Imo state gracing it.
Among them were Engr. Michael Chidiebere Arimanwa, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Chairman, Owerri West, Hon Innocent Ekemma who was represented by Hon Finian Emenyeonu Onyewuchi, Member representing Umudibia Nekede Ward 10 in the Council, HRH, Eze Godwin
Merenini ( Dibia 1), traditional ruler of Umudibia autonomous community and his wife, Ugoeze Joy.
President- General, Umudibia Women Association, Lady Mrs Ijeoma Onyenaobi(JP), while making the plea from all concerned indigenes of Umudibia and Owerri West LGA in extension to enable them complete their Modern Civic Centre Project successfully, added that “our proposed Hall Project is estimated to cost millions of naira. We shall not be deterred by the cost estimation because the socio- economic value we shall derive when the Hall is completed is high. We therefore solicit your financial assistance to enable us carryout this building project”.
Mrs Onyenaobi explained that a lot has been achieved by the Umudibia Women Association since they started their Women Conferences which included Peace this she maintained has brought Growth and Meaningful Development to the community, as well visited and prayed for sick members for their quick recovery and members who lost their husbands with their due rights given to them.
According to her, “We have ejected infiltrators believed to be Hausa elements who occupied some of the rooms of our Healthcare Centre which now renders quality service. It is worthy to know that we have acquired a site to build a Modern Civic Centre that will stand the taste of time. We need the help of all and sundry. Umudibia Women Association has been one of the proactive women organizations in Owerri West having gained goodies for the Township”.
The Interim Management Committee Chairman of Owerri West LGA, Hon Innocent Ekemma and Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Engr Michael Chidiebere Arimanwa, eulogized the women for their initiative on building Modern Civic Centre and pledged their full support for the prompt completion of the project which they assessed would be more advantageous to the people.
However, highlight of the gathering was the conferment of Award of Honour on some distinguished members for their sterling contributions to the growth of their families, community and the association.