Mr Ibegbulem Obioma of Amachara community in Umuahia Abia state has been given an award of recognition for his philanthropic activities in Amachara by the people of Amachara community.
Mr Obioma who was on Monday honoured with an award for his contributions towards the development of Amachara community,was presented the award during the Amachara day celebration held at Amachara market square.
Hon. Acho Obioma who handed the award in the presence of the President General of Amachara community,Pastor Uchendu said that Mr Ibegbulem Obioma was honoured in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of Amachara and for his consistently empowerment of the people of Amachara.
Receiving the Award,Mr Ibegbulem Obioma thanked Amachara people for the honour and assured that he will not relent in supporting any good thing that will encourage the development of Amachara.
He said he would liaise with the president general of Amachara to ensure that more youths of the community are empowered.
Interacting with Newsmen shortly after receiving the award, Mr Ibegbulem Obioma said, ” I have in one or the other affected the lives of the people and they have said it “
He urged the people of Amachara to work hard ,not to be selfish and do things that will empower people.
He explained that his reason of empowering people is because,” There is no way that you will continue to give somebody and it will be enough for him, rather teach him how to make it himself” he said
The people Amachara described Mr Ibegbulem Obioma as a philanthropist of note who has been outstanding in empowering the people, especially the youths of Amachara.