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River State: Peter Obi Donates N5million to Charity for Street Children

Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has showcased his commitment to philanthropy by extending a generous hand to the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent De Paul in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. During his visit to the organization’s De Marillac Centre for Street Children in Diobu, Port Harcourt, on Sunday, Obi made a significant donation of N5 million, demonstrating his support for institutions dedicated to uplifting the less fortunate in society.

In a statement shared via Facebook, Obi emphasized the crucial role played by organizations like the Daughters of Charity in caring for the marginalized and vulnerable members of society, including those afflicted by leprosy. Expressing his admiration for the group’s longstanding dedication to humanitarian causes across Nigeria and Africa, Obi reiterated the importance of providing a nurturing environment for vulnerable children, such as those sheltered at the De Marillac Centre.

Recognizing the imperative of securing a prosperous future for the nation’s youth, particularly those facing socioeconomic challenges, Obi urged fellow Nigerians and donor agencies to rally behind initiatives aimed at alleviating the prevailing hardship. He emphasised his steadfast commitment to initiatives fostering societal advancement and national development, asserting that investing in the well-being and education of vulnerable children would pave the way for a brighter future and contribute to the realization of a rejuvenated Nigeria.

His donation serves as a tangible expression of solidarity with those dedicated to the welfare of the underprivileged.

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