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Obi Donates ₦75m To Immaculate Heart Hospital In Anambra

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), in the February 2023 polls, Peter Obi has presented a cheque of ₦75 million to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Specialist Hospital, Nkpor, Anambra.

Mr Obi, while presenting the cheque, explained that the donation comprised US$50,000 he personally raised for the hospital through his friend and renowned New York-based Paediatrician, Dr Philip Ozuah, and his personal support of N15 million.

He gave the hospital great praise for the excellent work they are doing to combat poverty, advance education, and improve health.

In order to promote society in vital areas like health and education, Mr. Obi continued, he would always speak with similar-minded individuals. He also thanked Dr. Ozuah for his constructive intervention.

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According to Mr Obi, the hospital management treats people including the poor who are unable to pay their bills, so individuals like me should come to their aid and support them.

I have been doing this for years and will continue to offer my support for this. I will always support institutions that are well managed.

“I most sincerely thank the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters for the wonderful work they are doing in critical areas of development such as health, education and pulling people out of poverty,” Mr Obi said.

Rev. Mother Maureen Akabogu, Superior General of the Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Mother of Christ, expressed gratitude to the donors.

Ms Akabogu, who is also the proprietor of the Immaculate Heart Hospital, said they owe the donors a lot, especially prayers, while describing their gesture as overwhelming.

She prayed that God will bless Messrs Obi and Ozuah with good health, grace of holiness and eternal reward in heaven.

In her remarks, the chief executive officer of Immaculate Heart Hospital, Maria-Nkiruka Okafor, said that Messrs Obi and Ozuah’s donation would go a long way to help in providing standard healthcare services to both the rich and the poor who access the hospital.

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