Sir Offor Receives Individual Award

Sir Dr. Emeka Offor on Thursday received Individual Achiever Award from the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) as a result of his Special Impact on Nigeria's Health Sector. 
AIG Chris Ezike (Rtd), Chief of Staff of SEOF ably represented and received the award on behalf of Sir Emeka Offor at the ceremony. The ceremony was the centenary anniversary celebration of the association held at International Conference Center Abuja. 
Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has been distributing medical equipment, medicines and medicament worth billions of Naira to different secondary and tertiary hospitals from across the six geopolitical zones of the country. Over two thousand widows and other indigent residents of the society access free primary healthcare services provided by SEOF.
Sir Dr. Emeka Offor through his foundation has donated over $4.2 million to Rotary International specifically for the eradication of Polio and other purposes. Sir Dr. Emeka Offor Foundation has made donations towards River Blindness elimination which is prevalent in seven states of Nigeria. Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has and keeps investing heavily in the Health Sector of Nigeria.

SEOF Distributes Medical Supplies to Institutions Across Nigeria

A total of 21 health institutions across the six geopolitical zones benefited from the free distribution of medicines and medical supplies by the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) from the warehouse of the Foundation in Oraifite, Anambra state on Thursday, 12th August, 2021.

Sir. Tonny Obi, the Foundation's coordinator stated that medical items (covering hospital equipment, medicines, medicament and hospital supplies) distribution has become an annual program of the Foundation. He urged the benefitting health institutions which included Teaching hospitals, FMCs, General Hospitals, Police hospital, Army medical Corps and others to make sure the items benefit the poor it is meant for.

Below are some of the images from the distribution program.

Sir Dr Emeka Offor Rotary Hall Commissioned

Sir Dr. Emeka Offor Rotary Hall Abuja was officially commissioned for use today at Rotary center. The center was solely built and handed over to the Rotary District 9125 Abuja by Sir Dr. Emeka Offor through his Foundation, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF).
This is an addition to the continuous donation to Rotary International by the foundation. Sir Dr. Emeka Offor after laying the foundation stone for Rotary secretariat at the ceremony hinted that his foundation will participate prominently towards the building of Rotary secretariat at the same center.
The ceremony was graced by Rotarians and other prominent individuals from different walks of life. Dr. Ken Nnamani (Former Senate President of the 7th Senate), Ahj. Babagana Kingibe, Mr. Akin Osinbajo (SAN), Barr. Chike Ekpelle, Hon. Tony Nwoye. Hon. Uche Oga, Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku and AIG Chris Ezike Rtd were some of the dignitaries present.
Some of the Rotarians at the ceremony were present District Governor, Jumoke Bamigboye, Past District Governor (PDG)Pearl Ijeoma Okolo, PDG David Garba, PDG Joshua Hassan, PDG Kazzim Mustapha, PDG Elvis Chukwu, and PDG Peter Onukwuga. The former Rotary International President ever from Nigeria, Pa. Jonathan Majiyagbe and former PRIVP Yinka Babalola were equally present.
The Sir Dr. Emeka Offor Rotary Hall and Rotary secretariat will serve as venue for different Rotary ceremonies, house different Rotary offices and serve other purposes as well.

Africa Polio Free Certification Celebration

Goodbye Polio, Keeping Polio at Zero is the new slogan for Africa on polio. The certification celebration event is marking the official declaration of African zone as wild polio virus free.

Sir Emeka Offor who is Rotary International Polio Ambassador to Nigeria and African highest donor to Rotary for polio eradication received award for his enormous donations which contributed in no small way in making the new status a reality.

Some other dignitaries at the celebration were the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire. Rotary International officials were not left out. The chairman Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee Dr. Tunji Funsho, PGD Ikponmwosa Ogiemudia - End Polio Now Coordinator, PDG Joshua Hassan, PDG Ijeoma Pearl Okoro and DG Bola Oyebade - District 9110 Governor 2020-21 were all at the ceremony. World Health organization, UNICEF, CDC and so many other organizations joined Nigeria to celebrate Africa’s new polio free status.

All efforts from today will be channeled toward keeping POLIO AT ZERO.

Congratulations to Africa.

Written by Obi Ebuka.

Photo Credit: Alex Aghomi

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