BUILDING MATERIALS TRADERS DONATE TO ORPHANAGES; PLEAD FOR PAVING OF INTERNAL MARKET ROADS
By Uzo Ugwunze :
Ogidi (Idemili North LGA), Nov. 28, 2019 (MOI) The Building Materials International Market Association (BMIM), Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area has empowered the less privileged homes across Anambra state.
They donated cash and relief materials worth millions of naira to the homes.
The association also called on the state government to come to its rescue by tarring internal roads within the market leading to the High Courts, Ogidi.
In a speech during Official Opening ceremonies of Building Materials International Market Extension, the President-General, Chief Jude Nwankwo said that they were inspired to assist the disadvantaged so as to attract God’s blessings.
``God has blessed us and we intend putting smile on faces of the less privileged. We shall make it a yearly affair to keep attracting and spreading God’s blessings,’’ he said.
Nwankwo eulogised Gov. Willie Obiano for restoring peace in the market, donating fire fighting trucks to the market with provision of more vehicles to security operatives to combat crime.
``We thank Government the N10 million project worth allocation to all markets. Since your assumption as governor the markets and Ndi Anambra have been enjoying peace and progress.
Moreover, Nwankwo said that the market had been partnering the government to better the lot of Ndi Anambra, pleading for the tarring BMIM-High Court road.
``We partner with government with prompt payment of our Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
``We pray the government comes to our rescue by tarring this road which BMIM opened and developed to ameliorate traffic jam at site,’’ said Nwankwo.
Responding to the address, Governor Obiano, represented by his deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke thanked the traders for their endeavors calling on them to be employers of labour by building industries.
Meanwhile, PG New Auto Spare Parts Market, Nkpor, Chief Elisius Ume-Ozokwelu commended the Executive of BMIM for the market extension saying that the co-operation enjoyed in the market has yielded dividends.
Evangelist, Chinyere Chukwuka from Glorious Mercy Orphanage, Obosi thanked the
traders for remembering the needy. (MOI)