By Onyekachi Eze
Posterity, no doubt has a pact with Hon Michael Onyemaechi Njoku, popularly known as “Crown”, for his love towards the service of God and humanity.
No wonder, the member representing Ihitte/Uboma State constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly has further exhibited that sense of kindness to not only all and sundry, but to the entire widows in his constituency.
May 7,2020 would be memorable, as the young legislator, Michael Crown clocked thirty years.
The birthday bash rather been celebrated with men and women of affluence was a day over one hundred (100) widows were shown genuine concern and love.
Trumpeta correspondent who monitored the occasion at Hon Njoku’s country home in Ihitte/Uboma watched with keen interest how happy and rejuvenated the widows were.
Not only that, Crown’s coordinators were also given a pride of place in the celebration.
In his address, Hon Njoku in his usual manner of praise and thanksgiving reverenced God for adding a year to his age, stating that it can only be possible by God’s mercy and grace.
He acknowledged his constituents for their continued supports, adding that he would not cease from giving them sound representation and a deserved dividends of democracy.
Speaking further, Crown disclosed that he chose to celebrate with the widows by doling out food items (ranging from bags of rice, beans, noodles, tomatoes) bundles of wrapper and monetary gifts as a way of showing that one of his primary aims is touching lives as had always been a watchword for “Michael Crown Foundation” for years past.
The House committee Chairman on Youths and Sports added that his political ambition was only to complement the acts of humanity which had been.
Commenting on the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, Hon Njoku commended the State government, led by Governor Hope Uzodinma for his doggedness in combating the virus against having grip in the State.
He therefore enjoined his constituents to be weary of the disease, as well as taking seriously every precautionary measures of social distancing, frequent washing of hands with running water and soap, and the use of hand sanitizers.
While also doling out the items, he seized the opportunity to disclose that it was part of his efforts to cushion the effects of the covid-19.
Another interesting part that heralded the birthday was the visitation and offsetting of bills of patients at the “Our saviour hospital Ihitte/Uboma,” which was carried out effectively devoid of party affiliation and religion.
This action, according to the beneficiaries was rare, especially among politicians.
Present were the Deputy Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Amara Iwuanyanwu, member representing Obowo in IMHA, Rt Hon Kennedy Ibeh, among other top notch in the religious, political and financial institutions.
By Onyekachi Eze