NGO Offers 77 Buildings to Indigene Persons, Families in Ebonyi
A Non-Governmental Organization, Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation has provided 77 buildings to indigent persons and families in Isu community, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi.
Mr. Christian Onu, Coordinator of the foundation in Ebonyi, said during a site tour of the projects in Isu community, that the houses include: duplexes, bungalows, church buildings, five, three and two bedrooms apartments.
Onu said the essence of the project was to improve rural housing development, especially for the people in need, including the widows in the area.
He explained that the cost of the five, three and two bedrooms apartment located in different parts of the community is over N10 million.
“Yes, none of the building cost below N10 million, especially the five, three and two bedrooms apartments. The churches and other duplexes, cost more than N10 million.
“We have gone round and we have seen that some of the houses are already completed and some are over 90 per cent completion. The essence of the tour is to ensure that the contractors meet with the Dec. 31 deadline.
“The founder of the foundation is a grassroots person and he knows how to relate with people, even those that are not from his community.
“The projects are targeted at those in need, especially the widows, the poor persons, to alleviate their suffering,” Onu explained.
Traditional ruler of Isu community, Ambrose Ogbu, said the gesture was a welcome development from Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation to make life meaningful for the people.
Ogbu, who is also a beneficiary said he was happy to see the new gigantic building in his palace and prayed God to continue to preserve the founder, Mr Ifeanyi Chukwu Odii.
Mrs Amara Chukwu, a widow and a beneficiary thanked the foundation, adding that before her new accommodation, she was living in a public house with her four children.
“The foundation is also taking care of my children now, I am lifted up by God. I thank the foundation, especially the founder,” she said. (NAN)