•PHOTO: Peter Obi (in black), handing over cheques and computers and other teaching aides donated to Maria Ines College, Obosi
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has narrated to the students of Maria Ines College, Obosi, Anambra State, how the education, which his parents invested in him, helped shape his future and position him for progress in life.
Obi made this revelation during his visit to the college during which he donated laptop computers, printers and generator set to the institution. He narrated to the students that he was just like every other normal child in his early years but with good education, he has been able to succeed and make impacts in life.
Reiterating the importance of education to the students, Obi encouraged them to always take their education seriously. He told them that they would easily attain great heights in life if they gained a good education.
Handing over the laptop computers, printers and generator set to the School Manager, Rev Sr Evangeline Unaji, Obi revealed that his various investments in education and health are what give him joy and satisfaction. He said the future success of the children was important to him and that he would contribute his quota to see them succeed.
In their respective words of appreciation, the School Principal, Rev Sr Benedett Ogbah, and the Senior Prefect, Uche Grace, thanked Obi for his love and support for education. They appreciated the educational items Obi gave to them and prayed God to bless and reward him.