Showing love to the less privileged, members of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Women Association (MOUAUWA), have visited the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) and St. Vincent De Paul Centre for Physically/Mentally challenged, Umuahia respectively.
The wife of the Vice-Chancellor, and President of this association, Barr. Mrs. Bertha Nnenna Otunta, in a rare show of love, paid the bills of two indigent patients at the children’s ward of the hospital.
Still on the visit, she expressed with nostalgia her love for the hospital as it is also her place of birth and urged the medical personnel to continue to show care and love to the patients.
The Chief Nursing Officer of the Children’s Wards A and B, Mrs. Eberechi Ojimgba, received the gifts on behalf of hospital management, and thanked the MOUAUWA for their time and the wonderful gifts offered to them.
Highpoint of the visit was the presentation of gifts to all patients at the children’s ward, special presentation to three abandoned children in the ward and group photograph by the medical personnel with the visiting group.
In continuation of the visit to St. Vincent De Paul centre for Physically/Mentally Challenged persons, the group was received by Novice Sister Theresa Nwachi, thereafter she explained some of their challenges to them.
In her response, Barr. Bertha Otunta, expressed their reason for visiting, as a means of reaching out to the poor as encouraged by Christ in the scripture, especially in this season of sharing and receiving love and presented their token of love in gifts and cash donations to the center.