Oba Ewuare II Foundation has flagged-off donation of foodstuffs
to Orphanages and vulnerable persons in Edo State, ahead of the 6th Coronation anniversary of the Oba of Benin.
The gesture is in line with traditional norms that a society is happy and prosperous when the happiness of greatest number of citizens in a given society, is achieved.
Aid Peoples Change, Uyiosa and Iwinosa Orphanages and Uyiosa Orphanage and widows’ Ministry in Benin benefitted from the bags of rice, garri, corn grains and cartons of noodles donated by the Foundation.
Secretary of the Foundation, Prince Enoma Eweka, flagged off the exercise on behalf of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II at the weekend in Benin City, the State Capital.
In a brief remark, Prince Enoma Eweka, said the monarch’s for his fellowship with the Orphans and other Nigerians living below the breadline in the society, would be sustained.
The beneficiaries, thanked the Benin monarch for the humanitarian support, especially in times of rising food prices in Nigeria.
Responding, the Founder of Iwinosa Orphanage home, Mrs. Veronica Egbon, declared that “The blessings that follow the Children will follow his Royal Majesty, Oba of Benin”, while, a social worker at Uyiosa Orphanage, Ehimwenma Uwagie, said, “we are very grateful for these things that he sent to us. We are praying God Almighty to keep him and preserve members of his households”.
Recall that Oba of Benin had, donated foodstuff to some residents during Coronavirus hibernation.
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