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FORMER Miss One Nigeria and founder of Queen Cynthia Azubuogu Foundation has launched a new project tagged “ Send a  Girl Child Back to School”, aimed at purchasing JAMB forms for over 2000 girls all over Nigeria.

This was disclosed   at an event filled with faces of cheerful and happy children from different schools, streets, orphanages and families with their parents, teachers, principals, guardians, where  Queen Cynthia Ngozi Azubuogo held a benevolent programme targeted at feeding children and alleviating poverty in the country,

Speaking during the event which was the third edition, held recently at Stanel World, Agu Awka,with theme, “Impact of a Whole New Nation” the Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue, who was represented by the Director Administration (Women and Children), Lady Patience Anagor,  commended the beauty queen for having such initiative.

“Looking around, the children are very happy and enjoying themselves. Queen Cynthia is really trying and engaging everyone to contribute their quota  in her project of ‘Feed a Child’ that is why the commissioner supported the movement to keep it moving forward”.

Popular Nollywood actress, Rachael Okonkwo (Nkoli Nwa Nsukka), who also graced the event admonished the youngsters to always believe in themselves and their  dreams.

She further applauded the organiser for having a benevolent heart of remembering the kids at the euphoria of Christmas, noting that it is not everyone that really care about impacting in lives of people that they don’t know.

Chief Executive of Krishen Water and Bakery, Chief Augustine Okechukwu Chukwuka, while expressing his delight, described Queen Cynthia as a very hard working and purposeful lady, who has passion for service to humanity and interest in economic growth of Anambra and Nigeria. He also admonished the children to always show good morals and be obedient to their parent as being taught at the event.

While addressing participants, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Queen Cynthia Azubuogo Foundation, who is also an adamant entrepreneur and a lawyer said that the foundation was a non- profit organisation that advocates for both women and children, assisting the less privileged and the marginalised within and across Africa, by catering for their social and physical needs through various programmes with major focus on feeding, health, education and empowerment.

She revealed that she has been on the charitable journey before her emergence as the crowned Queen ‘One Nigeria’ in 2016, which led to the creation of the platform, adding that the foundation has made tremendous impact in lives of people. She also said that the foundation had  been able to protect mother and child on health issues against malaria by providing quality anti-malaria drugs and long lasting insecticides nets, especially in the remote areas.

She called on people to support the foundation and to always show love to people, especially towards children and less privileged ones,

The event which attracted top governmental officials, corporate organizations and good spirited individuals from different walks of life including the Managing director and Chief executive Officer,  Anambra Newspapers and Printing corporation, Sir Chuka Nnabuife,  also featured cutting of Christmas cake, face paints, sponsors meet and greet, music, games, dancing competition, and live performances by different schools, including  Access Bank Scholarship Award to three outstanding kids, namely; Nkechizitere Jenifer, Chukwuebuka Nwele and Emmanuel Okonkwo

 

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