IDUMUBO COMMUNITY HONOURS DR DORIS NWAEFULU OCHEI
Idumubo Community in the ancient Kingdom of Ubulu-Uku on Sunday honoured Dr Doris Nwaefulu Ochei for her contributions to their community, saying that the woman is one of its kind.
Presenting the award to Dr Ochei at the church auditorium of St Charles Boromeo Catholic Church Ubulu-Uku, President of Idumubo Development Association (IDA) , Mr Paul Odiakaose said that Idumubo Community is grateful to Dr Doris Ochei for her assistance to the community, particularly in the provision of borehole water system to the community.
Dr Doris, a philanthropist had earlier facilitated borehole water system to over 18 communities in Ubulu-Uku, amongst other developmental initiatives.
While handing over the award to Mr Anthony Awunor, who received the award on behalf of Dr Ochei, Mr Odiakaose said that, such kind gesture extended to, not only Idumubo but to other quarters is worthy of emulation by other sons and daughters of Ubulu-Uku.
Also speaking at the occasion, Mr Peter Oba applauded all those who have made efforts to develop Idumubo Community.
Oba said that he will continue to support IDA because he believes that the association has come to upgrade the level of community cooperation.
Mr Oba urged the Delta State Government to give urgent attention to their road which cuts across the community, from Idumu Ofu to the Obi’s Palace.
They made the plea on Sunday during the Idumubo Development Association (IDA) conference held at Ubulu-Uku on Easter day, 9th April, 2023.
Renowned business magnate Mr Peter Oba who spoke on behalf of Idumubo elders stated the Idumubo road was included in the Delta State roads projects initiated many years ago.
Mr Oba who lamented that the road has been delayed for too long urged the Authorities concerned to ensure that the road is given adequate attention.
He stated that it should be put on record so that the government should have it at the back of their mind.
Thanking IDA for their new initiative to hold the conference, Oba said he is very sure that the new platform created by IDA will help to upgrade community organization and cooperation.
Also speaking, President of the Association, Mr Paul Odiakaose thanked all the participants who graced the occasion in great numbers.
Odiakaose who made a presented over 600 notebooks to students from the community said IDA will continue to seek ways of bringing development to the community.
said that the conference which is the maiden edition will also include a project launch for the community.
He urged parents to inform their children about IDA so that they will be part of development.
The IDA annual conference was attended by over 2000 indigenes of Idumubo and non-indigenes, including first class chiefs, community leaders, students and well wishers.
The conference which is the maiden edition also did a project launch for the community.