By Our Reporter
Foremost industrialist and chairman of Orient Group of Companies, Mr. Godwin Chukwunaenye Ezeemo, has called for greater investment in education of Nigerian children, as well as their protection from drug abuse and socio-economic exploitations.
Ezeemo made the call while hosting students of St. Catherine Comprehensive Secondary School, Nanka; and St. Christopher Nursery/ Primary School, Uga; at the Potters Business Park, Umuchu, in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra state.
Speaking during the event that formed part of the 2019 edition of the Children’s Day celebration, the chairman of Orient Group of Companies, describing children as future leaders, urged federal and state governments to take proactive steps towards ensuring that no child is denied access to quality education, health care and other opportunities to realise their full potentials.
He equally expressed fears over the rising cases of drugs and substance abuse in the country, urging parents and other stakeholders to ensure that their kids are not exposed to such harmful substances. He also encouraged the children to remain focused in their studies.
The event featured spelling competition, dance and drama presentation, poems as well as special songs composed for the chairman of Orient Group.