Chidokas’ to pay School Fees For 530 Students in Anambra

Chidokas’ to pay School Fees For 530 Students in Anambra

…Offers Free JAMB CBT Training for SS2 and SS3 Students

The Chidoka family, under the Nneka Chidoka Outreach Program (NCOP), has announced payment of the first term 2024/2025 school fees for over 500 students at St. Andrews Primary and Secondary School as well as free JAMB CBT training for all SS2 and SS3 students in Obosi, Anambra State

This initiative was revealed by Chief Osita Chidoka, who spoke on behalf of the family, during the first memorial service of their late mother, Deaconess Victoria Nneka Chidoka, at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Obosi on Sunday.

The family also announced the expansion of the Nneka Chidoka Outreach Program’s (NCOP) ongoing cancer screening and awareness campaign in Enugu and Anambra States to other states across the country’s six geopolitical zones.

 The current program has, so far, facilitated cancer screenings for over 2,000 individuals and surgical interventions for about 50 persons at various stages of diagnosis.

Chief Chidoka also told the Church audience that in fulfilling their mother’s wishes, the Outreach Program had provided financial assistance to more than 200 women traders in Anambra and Abia States.

Chief Osita Chidoka, a former Minister of Aviation and Chancellor of the Athena Centre, highlighted NCOP’s commitment to improving educational outcomes and early computer education, especially for the girl-child.

“This commitment is part of our broader mission to enhance cancer awareness and support community education,” Chidoka said.

Community and church leaders at the event celebrated the Chidoka family’s philanthropic efforts, noting that the school fees support timing around Nigeria’s Children’s Day is crucial in providing equal educational opportunities.

In celebrating the philanthropic work of the Chidoka family, references were made to Chief Osita Chidoka’s previous contributions, including the donation of a multi-purpose one-storey church hall and various community projects initiated by Hon Obinna Chidoka during his tenure in the National Assembly. These contributions were acknowledged as enduring symbols of their dedication to their community.

The Vicar of the Church, Venerable Ikechukwu Ihemtuge, in response, described the continuous support as “living testaments to the family’s love of God and dedication to the community”.

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