— Receives papal blessings
By Nna Anulumadu
The people of Nnobi in Idemili South LGA. Anambra State were in a jubilation mood on Sunday, March 7, 2021 when their illustrious son Dr. Nelson Omenugha (Mayor Global, Nnanyelugo Nnobi) donated water borehole and solar street light to the community members who have been suffering from lack of good water for years.
The water scheme and the solar street light project were blessed and officially commissioned by the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese Most Rev. Peter Ebele Okpalaeke.
Bishop Okpalaeke who addressed the gathering shortly after blessing and commissioning of the project, commended Dr. Nelson for the great gesture. He praised the parents of the donor Lord Dr. Mike Omenugha (Ichie Obama Nnobi) and Prof Kate Omenugha (Hon. Commissioner for Basic Education, Anambra State) for giving their son a quality training.
The donor, Dr. Nelson who is a lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Convener, Youths Earnestly Seek Soludo for Governor (YESS) in his speech shortly before the commissioning said that YESS is advocating for A Greater Anambra with Soludo and that would be possible with Greater Communities in Anambra since without the communities there won’t be Anambra. “On this premise, I embarked on community projects that will solve the immediate needs of the community members, as moreover, charity begins at home.”
He further made it clear that the water scheme and solar light he donated were to recreate and contribute in making the community livable. He assured that the water scheme will be available on demand to meet the needs of the people.
Nelson expressed gratitude to Bishop Okpalaeke for coming through to bless the projects and for his fatherly care. He also expressed gratitude to Archbishop Valerian Okeke, Bishop Denis Isizoh for their blessings and best wishes towards the event. He further extolled his parents Lord Dr. Mike Omenugha (Obama Nnobi) and Prof Kate Omenugha for not just training him, but also for inspiring him every now.
Others he commended are Very Rev Fr. Dr. Dominic Obielosi, Fr Francis Unegbu, Fr Jude Chukwuneke, Hon Pete Ibida, Hon. Okey Okoye, Dr Simeon Onyemaeche, Hon. George Okoli among others.
The Anambra Commissioner for Public Utility, Hon Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne, among others stated that Dr Nelson Omenugha has done marvelously well for his people, stating that he is courageous, describing him as model to the youth.
Highlights of the event include the presentation and invocation of papal blessing on Dr Nelson Omenugha by Bishop Okpaleke.