IEEE partners Rotary Club of Awka GRA, distributes Covid 19 Palliatives to Nibo

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Covenant Oluchi Ikedinobi

The Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers ( IEEE) in partnership with Rotary Club of Awka GRA has distributed Palliatives to cushion the effects of COVID-19 to over one hundred (100) indigent citizens of Umuamam village Ifite Nibo, Awka South local government area.

The project was the brian child of the South-East Coordinator of Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers ( IEEE), Engr. Enemoh Chigozie took place at Nkwo Umuagbobia Ifite Nibo.

He informed that the humanitarian project was earlier done at Ezi-Oko in Oko Community of Orumba North LGA of Anambra State before replicating same to his Home town in Nibo.

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Engr Enemoh said that the project was sponsored by IEEE humanitarian activities committee, a special interest group on the Institute on humanitarian technology.

He reiterated further that most persons coming home for this festive season might be a carrier of covid-19 hence people should be careful loitering around the Community.

The Chairlady of Umunwanyi Umuamam, Ifite Nibo Mrs.Onyinye Uzochukwu on behalf of those who riced bags of rice and other Palliatives thanked the Convener of the project, as well as Rotary club of Awka GRA for remembering the rural women.

In his remarks, the President, Rotary club of Awka GRA, Rotarian Somadina Okweluogu, PHF thanked Engr Enemoh Chigozie and IEEE for thinking for others in line with what Rotary club stands for in the society hence it’s gladdening IEEE gave Rotary the opportunity to partner in reaching out to the society.

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Rotarian Okweluogu represented by his Vice Rtn. Kenneth Aniemena sensitized the Community on how to apply covid 19 preventive measures including constance wearing of nose masks, regular use of hand sanitizer and also observing Social distancing.

He further advised them on the need to avoid a gathering that’s too crowded during the festive season in order for them to be safe of corona virus.

Participants who came without nose mask and hand sanitizer were given one each at no cost while the distribution of of rice formed the highlight.

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