By Sunny A ijomah
The member representing Onitsha South One Constituency in the State Assembly, Honourable Uzoma Eli has distributed two hundred and fifty classroom chairs to seventeen Public and some Mission Primary Schools under his constituency.
Among the benefiting schools are Niger Primary School; Nupe Square Primary School; Fegge Community Primary School and Otumoye Primary School all in Fegge, Onitsha.
Others are Epigenosis Primary School Woliwo; Ugbolimili Primary School two and three Housing Estate Fegge-Onitsha among others.
Making the presentation at Otumoye Primary School, now Holy Rosary One, his Alma Mater, Honourable Eli, who recalled his days in the school about thirty years ago, noted that the chairs will make the children comfortable and thanked the Headmistress of the school, whom he said, called his attention to it.
He encouraged people to call his attention to areas of needs within his constituency assuring his commitment to doing more to better their lives.
In a speech, Onitsha South APGA Chairman, Chief Mofus Ezeoba said the lawmaker constructed the chairs to support the schools hence fulfilling part of their campaign promises and urged them to continue to support APGA for more democracy dividends.
Speaking during the distribution, the Personal Assistant to Honourable Eli, Mr. Miracle Izunegbu said with the chairs in this era of COVID-19, the pupils will comply with social distancing.
Some of the Head Teachers, including Dr. Mrs. Regina Ezeonyejiaku of Zik Avenue Primary School, that of Niger Primary School, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Chidolue, and Mrs. Ifeyinwa Anyabolu in charge of Nupe Square thanked the lawmaker for touching one of their vital needs.
While some of the pupils including Oluebube Chinedu, Akachukwu Egbe and Chibuzor Ikejionwu expressed gratitude over the gesture and prayed God to bless Honourable Eli.
The event was attended by APGA members from Onitsha South and PTA Chairmen while welcome songs and dance added glamour to the event.