Anambra Red Cross Chief Advocates Special Programme for Children

By Sunny A. Ijomah

The Chairman of Nigeria Red Cross, Anambra State chapter, Prof. Peter Emeka Katchy has advocated for introduction of a special programme to take care of children, especially the vunerable by the Federal Government and all the State governments in the country.

He noted that there is a need for society to take adequate care of every child born in the country.

Speaking to newsmen after being conferred with a prestigious award of excellence by members of PCRC C.P.S. Onitsha during the celebration of his birthday anniversary in Onitsha.
The Chairman stated that Nigeria children need special attention in order to nurture them to be good youths who will take the mantle of leadership in future.

Prof. Katchy appealed to wealthy Nigerians and numerous co-operate bodies throughout the federation to invest part of their resources in making these children to be catered for so as to enable them to be useful to the society.

While thanking the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, and his wife, Mrs. Ebele Obiano, for paying much attention to vulnerable children welfare in the State. Prof. Katchy particularly showered encomiums on the Governor for his interest in taking care of the children, especially the less-privileged like orphans, blinds, cripple, as well as others with various lives threatening challenges.