Date: 11 September, 2013
By Nigeria Post
Orphans have been described as special gifts from God who deserve special attention from the society especially in a world where people live with the challenge of infertility.
Eunice Abimbola Agbogun,Chief Executive Officer of Challenged Parenthood Network Initiative,a non governmental organization,made the assertion in Lokoja while distributing School Materials and Financial Assistance to Orphans at the Margaret Garuba Ohiani Orphanage Home,Zango Daji,Lokoja.
Mrs Agbogun appealed to Nigerians to always render assistance to Orphans and vulnerable groups in the society.
School bags,exercise books and the payment of school fees for the inmates of the orphanage as well as an undisclosed sum to the orphanage was the assistance given by CPNI.
The CEO said her NGO is out to mobilize support to persons having the challenge of infertility,with the aim of assembling medical professionals for them and providing for them orthodox or herbal Medicine as the case may be as well as show love,care and support to orphans.
While noting that the responsibilities of catering for orphans need not be left in the hands of government alone, Mrs Agbogun called on well spirited individuals to come to the aid of orphanages in the State.
Agbogun disclosed that infertility has stolen the joy of many families,when orphans are well catered for by the society,it makes adoption very easy and helps in closing the gaps that infertility challenged parents face.
Orphaned children Mrs Agbogun explained have the ability to attain their full potentials,adding that showing them love helps in securing the society people live in.
In their separate remarks,Mrs Margaret Garuba thanked the CPNI for the good gestures,called on other well meaning individuals to come to the aid of the orphanage.
Similarly,Sunday who spoke on behalf of the inmate of the orphanage said the educational items given to them would help improve their learning ability.