Man set to build 2-bedroom apartment for physically challenged water seller
- Chiagozie Nweke's family will be given a two-bedroom apartment by a philanthropist, Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, who has already changed his life
- The boy's fortune changed after he was found by former Lagos lawmaker Honourable Ipoola Ahmed Omisore
- His picture circulated on social media, in which he could be seen selling sachet water in spite of his disability
Chiagozie Nweke, a physically challenged boy, has brought fortunes to his family after he was found by Honourable Ipoola Ahmed Omisore, former Lagos lawmaker.
The former lawmaker decided to help the little boy after photo of him emerged on social media, in which he could be seen hawking sachet water despite his disability.
Anyichuks Foundation has has announced it's intention to build a two-bedroom apartment for the family which will commence almost immediately.
Before now, the foundation undertook the scholarship of the little boy from primary four (4) through university level.
Apart from the scholarship, one million naira was also given to the boy's parents to start a trade with professional supervision and advise from business experts to ensure the success of the business.
All this, however, would not have been possible without Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, the young boy's benefactor.
Honourable Omisore has commended the philanthropist for his kind gesture towards the boy.
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Hon Ipoola Omisore, a former member of the Lagos state House of Assembly, finally found the physically challenged boy who, in the photograph the lawmaker posted earlier, was seen selling sachet water.
His name is Chiagozie Sunday Nweke and the lawmaker said apart from the scholarship, he plans to provide the boy with an artificial leg and pocket money which would be deposited in an account to be opened in his name.
In other news, a Nigerian woman identified as Ifeoluwa Oyatokun has shared a heart-wrenching story of how she and her husband suffered from coronavirus and how her husband's colleague lost the battle to the deadly disease.
The woman took to her Facebook page to enlighten people on the danger of coronavirus and why social distancing is important.
Ifeoluwa said her husband contracted the deadly disease in the line of duty after being in contact with the carrier of the disease.
She said: "He had recently treated, and been exposed to an accident victim who was later tested positive for COVID-19, a nurse (Areema) already also caught the same thing and was in ICU."
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