Abia commissioner dedicates proceeds of book launch to charity

www.odogwublog.com reports that the Commissioner for Trade & Investment, Abia State, Chief Charles Ogbonnaya, has announced the donation of the proceeds of his biography book launch to charity homes.

The former Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Governor  who made the announcement during the book launch yesterday in Umuahia said the gesture was borne out of his passion for the poor.

According to him, only the production cost of the book would be deducted from the proceeds while the balance would be shared among the benefiting charity homes.

He identified the beneficiaries of the proceed as : School for the Blind  Afaraukwu, St. Vincent De Paul Abiaeke, and Motherless  Babies Home Ahiaeke.

The biography of the 65- year old politician  entitled " Unveiling  the  Man Charles Ogbonnaya, Evulogu Ibeku", was written by a former Vice President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Zone C, Sir Ambrose Nwachukwu.

Ogbonnaya who decried the plights of the needy in society especially in the face of the biting economic hardship, appealed to privileged ones to always provide support for "those who cannot afford three square meals a day for no fault of theirs".

He said he decided to positively affect lives of the indigent with the proceeds of the book launch which coincided with his 65th birth day as a way of appreciating God for lifting him from obscurity and bringing him to limelight.

In his remarks, Chairman  of the event and former Senate President, Adolph Wabara, described the Commissioner as a selfless politician who had dedicated greater part of his life to serve the people.

He challenged other privileged individuals in society to emulate him in advancing the cause of the poor.

Eminent personalities  in the state including Senator Theodore Orji, and Hon. Sam Onuigbo were at the ceremony.

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