… Urges Humanity to Emulate Sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
Delta-born billionaire philanthropist and founder of STARS University Idumuje-Ugboko, Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko has rejoiced with Christians all over the world as they celebrate Easter.
In a statement at Abuja,Prince Ned Nwoko said Easter remained the threshold of human salvation as it marked the death and ressurection of Jesus Christ,acknowledged as son of God.
He urged Christians to stand faithful to their salvation by emulating the self – deprecating nature of Jesus Christ, who died to redeem the world.
The former House of Reps member, particularly enjoined Nigerians to uphold the healing power of Christ, especially at this trying moment of Coronavirus global pandemic.
He averred that hope and faith in God would save Nigerians and the entire world from the scourge of Covid-19.
Ned Nwoko who had embarked on a project to eradicate Malaria in Africa, is also supporting humanity to fight the Coronavirus through the distribution of protective kits and palliatives to individuals and communities .
According Ned Nwoko, “I identify with Christians at Easter. It is my earnest desire that faith in the Almighty would bring succour to the world at this difficult era. My thoughts are with all Christians on this sacrificial feast
“On behalf of my family and Ned Nwoko Foundation, I wish all, particularly the people of Delta North Senatorial District, Delta State and Nigeria, the best of Easter celebration in the year 2020,” Nwoko stated.
Chairman of the Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation Hon. Ned Nwoko and his wife, Regina Daniels, have reached out to orphaned children in Abuja as the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic continues. They both visited three orphanages in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, where they donated foodstuff and cash. Items donated include bags of rice, garri, detergent, spaghetti, vegetable oil, noodles, beverages, napkins, toiletries among others.
The orphanages visited are Destined Children’s Orphanage in Kado, Heritage Home Orphanage in Gwarinpa and Hope for Survival Orphanage in Maitama Extension.
While the first two orphanages were promised a monthly subvention of N500,000 by Prince Ned Nwoko, the third orphanage was given N1million on the spot as a result of more number of kids in the facility totalling 69.
“The reality of the current lockdown is that many are going to bed hungry every night, but not these babies, not these kids. They will have something to eat tonight and beyond the lockdown,” Nwoko told journalists after donating the items.
It is also worthy to note that the Philanthropist, through his foundation, is currently embarking on a mission to eradicate malaria not just Nigeria but the entire continent of Africa.
The attention of the general public is hereby drawn to the activities of fraudsters and impostors on the prowl using the good name of Prince (Hon) Ned Nwoko to swindle unsuspecting members of the public. The criminals operate illegal Facebook accounts for the purpose of defrauding their victims. Through one of such illegal Facebook accounts simply titled ‘Prince Ned’, an impostor requested the targeted victim to text his account details to 08138842335. He gave the name of a fake CBN ‘agent’, Apostle John Samuel as the phantom person Prince Ned is using to route financial largesse to people.
We wish to inform the public that Prince Ned Nwoko is totally unaware of such unlawful deals and is not paying anybody Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (950,000) or any other amount for that amount as empowerment support. All associates, supporters and friends of Prince Ned Nwoko as well as the general public are enjoined to totally disregard any request on them by fraudsters and impostors to disclose their account details. We caution against disclosure of such details which may lead to such accounts being hacked or their owners defrauded through other means by the fraudsters. Please note that Prince Ned Nwoko will not be held liable in the event of anyone falling for the bait of the fraudsters.
31st March, 2020 (set to replicate same gesture in Abuja tomorrow)
Foremost philanthropist and international legal luminary, Prince Ned Munir Nwoko yesterday began the distribution of materials that will aid in the battle against the Novel Coronavirus.
The distribution which took place simultaneously across the local government areas of Delta North, saw the Star Prince as Ned Nwoko is fondly called make donations of thousands of clinically certified hand sanitizers, nose masks and hand gloves to the general hospitals in the local government areas in Delta North.
Making the presentations on behalf of Prince Ned, convener Ned Nwoko volunteers, Snr. Comr. Idi Presley Ifeanyichukwu who coordinated the distribution of the items in Ndokwa Nation explained that Prince Ned Nwoko in his usual philanthropic style deemed it necessary to not only educate Delta northerners about the dangers posed by the Novel Coronavirus but also provide them with means to protect themselves from the virus, hence the massive donations today.
Speaking further, Comr. Presley stated that these donations, first in a series of batches is aimed at ensuring people in the hinterlands and rural areas get access to these items which has hitherto been elusive.
He admonished staffs and management of the hospitals visited to ensure that the items get to those who have the greatest need for it.
He rounded up by assuring them that when the next batch of items comes in, more will also be sent in, adding too that he has taken into account their demands and will communicate back to his principal, Prince Ned Nwoko. It’s worth to know that the federal capital territory Abuja will tomorrow, 1st April benefit from free relief materials distribution to the people in the outskirts of the city who could not afford these relief materials to combat Covid-19.
Prince Ned, who is also spearheading the campaign for the eradication of malaria in Africa, a project which he committed 750 million naira into, promised to do more until the Novel Coronavirus is gotten under total control.
As a response to the ravaging crisis of COVID-19, International lawyer and philanthropists, Prince Ned Munir Nwoko, will, beginning from Monday next week sponsor massive sensitization of delta north indigenes in a bid to create awareness and keep them abreast on the threat the Novel Corona Virus poses and how best they can stay safe.
In a statement released to members of the fourth estate of the realm yesterday by the convener Ned Nwoko Volunteers Snr. Comr. Idi Presley Ifeanyichukwu, the doyen of the Paris club refunds felt it proper to identify with his people at this critical time, hence his decision to swing into action immediately.
According to Presley, the STAR PRINCE as Ned Nwoko is fondly called has been monitoring the situation closely from the beginning and with the threat increasing daily, gave the approval yesterday morning for the sensitization and the distribution of protective kits.
Prince Ned Nwoko who is also championing the cause of eradicating the scourge of malaria in Africa, has always been known to lead from the front especially when it involves issues that affect humanity and now is no different.
According to the itinerary made available to newsmen, the plans which includes organising sensitization walks across the the nine local government area, will also see Ned Nwoko volunteers share thousands of nose mask, hand gloves and alcohol based sanitizers with the major focus on places with higher risk areas like markets and motor parks.
Prince Ned Nwoko attends the 10th Convocation Ceremony of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University which held on the 21st of March 2020, at the University compound in Igbariam, Anambra State. In attendance was the Executive Governor of Anambra State Sir. Willie Obiano, Governor of Gombe State Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Sir Emeka Offor, Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah, and former Governor of Borno State Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff amongst others.
FCT Minister Hon. Muhammad Bello with State Minister FCT Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu received Prince Ned Nwoko yesterday at his office as the latter shared details of the Malaria Eradication Project. With them is Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. The Minister pledged his support and offered to host all the Ministers in FCT to a dinner and briefing on the Ned Nwoko Malaria Eradication Project.
The 4th Ned Nwoko Foundation Golf Tournament, AKA Pete Edochie Honorary Golf Classics, organised to mark the 63th birthday anniversary of the legendary Nollywood actor, Chief Pete Edochie, was concluded with lots of thrills, excitements, glamour and encomiums, as billed.
The one day classical golf tournament, was held on Saturday 7th March 2020, (the birth date of the Nollywood veteran actor), at the Royal Golf Course, Mount Ned Nwoko Tourist and Cultural Centre, Idumuje Ugboko, Aniocha North LGA, Delta State. It was packaged by Ned Nwoko Foundation to honour one of the most Nigerian iconic actor, Chief Pete Edochie, for his contributions to the movie industry vis-a-vis tourism development in Nigeria.
Speaking after the prize award ceremony, the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Mr. Emeka Rollas, commended Prince Ned Nwoko for staging, what he described as ‘the most exciting, glamorous and expensive golf competition ever, in honour of one of the members of the Guild.
Whilst showering encomiums on Prince Ned Nwoko, who is presently leading the campaign for the eradication of malaria in Africa, Mr Rollas described him as a man with a mission to salvage and transformed the socioeconomic fortunes of Nigerians for the better and pray God to continue to endow him with more resources for the good of humanity.
Also speaking, the President, Ladies in Golf Association, South-South Zone, Madam Juliet Monye, stated that the group have concluded arrangements to invest the Star Prince Anioma nation as patron of the Association as a mark of honour and respect for his unalloyed support and contributions to golf development in Nigeria.
In his response, Hon Prince (Dr) Ned Munir Nwoko, thanked everyone who were present at the occasion.
He further added, ‘I always like to support sporting events particularly golf. But, however, I want to confess that I prefer Tennis to golf. ‘I love Tennis, which is my preferred sport. Maybe I will start playing golf from 70.’ He stated.
Prince Ned Nwoko went on to disclosed that he is constructing an 18 hole golf course at the proposed site of the Stars University, Idumuje-Ugboko and assured golf enthusiasts that in few months time, it would be ready to host bigger golf tournaments.
The Dike Anioma, whilst donating golf equipment to Chief Pete Edochie, said, ‘the gesture is to encourage you to start playing golf.’
The golf tournament was quite exciting and interesting. It attracted participants from across Nigeria and around the globe, including John Parker, from USA, who also participated in the 3rd edition of the tournament.
The winners in the various categories of the events went home with mouthwatering prizes.
Among the distinguished personalities who grace the occasion were; Ambassador Tagma Moha ou Ali, the Moroccan Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr and Mrs Pete Edochie, the special guest of honour of the day, Mr Emeka Rollas, President AGN and Madam Juliet Monye, President, South South Golfers Association amongst others.
Prince Ned Nwoko today hosted the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu at his home in Abuja and shared with him, details of the Malaria Eradication Project and the need for Nigeria to ratify the Antarctica treaty.