Ayade’s aide donates foods, cash to motherless babies’ homes



Dr Oscar Ofuka, one of Gov. Ben Ayade’ aides, has donated and cash to some motherless babies’ homes and street kids in Calabar metropolis to mark his birthday celebration.

during his visit to homes on Friday, Ofuka, who is Special Adviser to Governor on Cocoa and Control, told children not to lose hope.

He noted that children had bright future if they stayed focused.

He distributed foods to over 100 street kids, popularly referred to as “skolombo” and donated various items including cartons of noodles, detergents and toilet tissue.

Ofuka also donated an undisclosed amount of cash to the Infant Jesus Motherless Home, Betaba, Calabar South Local Government Area.

He advised the children to desist any form of crime and intake of hard drugs.

According to him, such vices can ruin their chances of leaving the “street ” and render useless for .

He said that the idea of celebrating with was to make happy in this period of festivities and to share in his birthday celebration.

“I can never be satisfied just celebrating with my family and friends alone; that is why I came to wine and dine with you because you people matter much to me.

“I decided that I will celebrate my birthday with you people here today and I want you to know that Gov. Ayade will continue to do more to better the of everyone in the state.

“Do not under any circumstances indulge in crime. 

“Don’t allow peer pressure leads you into the use of drugs; it will ruin your future. Focus on your endeavours and you will become successful tomorrow,” Oscar said.

the Infant Jesus Motherless Home, Oscar called on the Children the Orphanage to pray for peace for Nigeria, saying that without peace could not be growth and .

“I want you to pray for peace in Nigeria; this is the only country we have.

“In your little corner, in your prayers, always remember Nigeria, “he said.

On her part, Rev. Sister Christiana Chinemerem, the Reverend Sister in Charge of the Motherless Home, lauded Ofuka for his magnanimity and called on other good spirited individuals to emulate his kind gestures.

“Silver and Gold we have none, we can only pray for our benefactors who support us in different forms either by donations of cash or essential items.

“We also call on other good spirited Nigerians to emulate people like Dr Ofuka who decided to celebrate his birthday with us today, ” she noted. (NAN)