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Sustainable collaboration, partnerships essential in addressing challenges facing Nigeria  OkwuosaSir Emeka Okwuosa has mentioned that sustainable collaboration and partnership are essential in addressing the challenges facing Nigeria and Nigerians.  The philanthropist and Chairman of the Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation (SEOF) expressed this in Lagos throughout the foundations flagship Gala Night. The crux of the occasion, Okwuosa famous, was to have a good time the affect and accomplishments of the muse throughout Nigeria by means of their work in healthcare, training and socio-economic empowerment programmes. Sustainable collaboration, partnerships essential in addressing challenges facing Nigeria  Okwuosa Okwuosa lamented that an estimated 20 million Nigerian youngsters, aged 6 to 18, are presently with out entry to training. He expressed disappointment over the excessive fee of unemployment that’s pushing youth into extra weak positions the place survival turns into a every day wrestle. Witnessing my fellow Nigerians endure such hardships with out making an attempt to alleviate their struggling is one thing I discover inconceivable, he mentioned. According to Okwuosa, SEOF has been impacting lives and communities in over 14 states in Nigeria: Anambra, Borno, Adamawa, Kaduna, Abuja (FCT), Kogi, Oyo, Ekiti, Edo, Enugu, Ebonyi, Delta, Imo, and Abia.   He said that in current instances, the muse has been in a position to award over 130 scholarships by means of its training programme, facilitated $217,939 for 34 open-heart surgical procedures on the Dame Irene Okwuosa Memorial Hospital (DIOMH) in 2022, and provided major healthcare companies to over 566 beneficiaries in the identical 12 months. He said that their socio-economic impacts have helped many people and communities to earn a modest dwelling. Some of the socio-economic initiatives embrace the development of garri processing vegetation, the donation of bikes, and the availability of employment and different alternatives.  Executive members of the Texas-based Vincent Ohaju Obioma Memorial (VOOM) Foundation Dr Vincent Ohaju; Founder, Shawn Andaya-Pulliam; Executive Director, and Adanna Akujuo; Board Member spoke nearly on the occasion. They mentioned that their partnership with SOEF and the Dame Irene Okwuosa Memorial Hospital (DIOMH) helps Nigerians in constructive methods.   Adanna Akujuo, Board Member of VOOM, mentioned their partnership with SOEF and DIOMH has introduced healthcare to many Nigerians who should not have entry to healthcare, including that they look ahead to persevering with the partnership. The basis famous that in 2024, it’ll introduce different programmes such because the Women Enterprise Programme and the Agro Cluster Cooperative Programme that can assist people and households enhance their lives and companies. In the foundations bid to handle among the issues underprivileged Nigerians are facing, Okwuosa mentioned they goal to show their beneficiaries the right way to fish by empowering and equipping them with abilities. A member of the foundations Board of Trustees, Chibundu Okwuosa-Nwadei, mentioned that lifting individuals has all the time pushed the work that they do to sustainably affect the lives of people they encounter. We consider that when we’ve got a constructive affect on one individuals life, they will affect others. She mentioned. In the course of the occasion, the artworks of Janet Adebayo, and people of Kanye Okeke a 13-year-old boy dwelling with autism have been auctioned. Mr and Mrs Tagbo Okeke, dad and mom of Kanye, appreciated Sir Emeka Okwuosa for supporting their sons artwork and craft, and for sponsoring his works for worldwide exhibitions. During the three-part documentary screening on the occasion, among the trustees, employees, and beneficiaries of SOEF shared their tales, encounters and experiences of how the muse has impacted them and their communities.    Emeka Okwuosa Other essential visitors on the occasion included Ifeoma Okwuosa; Dr Theo Osanakpo; Mrs Nneka Onyeali-Ikpo, Managing Director of Fidelity Bank; Hon. Azuka Okwuosa; Chief Timi Alaibe; Chief and Mrs Chika Okafor, Chairman, Chikason Group, Osagie Okonbor, Chair of Shell Africa, Dr Chima Nwagboso, Medical Director of Dame Irene Okwuosa Memorial Hospital; Senator Abdulahi Abubakar; Chief Vincent Ebuh, chairman, Petrolog Group; amongst others. The publish Sustainable collaboration, partnerships essential in addressing challenges facing Nigeria Okwuosa appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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