FIDA Enugu partners Anthony Ani,SAN, bring succour to 95 years old woman beaten by daughter

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA,Enugu branch in partnership  with the former Attorney General of Enugu state, Hon. Anthony Ani(SAN)have brought succour to the 95-years- old widow, Mrs Deborah Ogbodo of Okwojo, Ngwo, Enugu state, whose video went viral last year, 2022, where her daughter beat her with cane ,while bathing her.

Pix: FIDA,Enugu chairperson, Onyia

Ani(SAN) and FIDA, represented by FIDA,Enugu chairperson,Barrister Ngozi Onyia and Nurse Uche Manulu, on Wednesday, June 7, visited Mrs  Ogbodo at her daughter’s house at Nsude, Udi local government area, Enugu state,  where  they donated some items, which included, a wheel chair with defecating facility,  matrass, pillow,  water matrass, bed sheet, toiletries, cream, packets of toilet roll, adult Pampers, disinfectant, toothpaste, tooth brush ,to the aged, Mrs Ogbodo 

Ani(SAN), who was represented by Nurse Uche  Manulu, said the donation was made on humanitarian grounds. She described Hon Anthony Ani!SAN) as a Philantropist who heard the  pathetic story of Mrs Ogbodo and her daughter,Virginia and decided to help them.

pix: Barr.Onyia and Nurse Manulu

Manulu thanked FIDA for taking it upon itself to visit Mrs Ogbodo in December,2022 and taking over her responsibility in partnership with Hon. Anthony Ani (SAN) since then.

She called on public-spirited individuals, organisations to also  partner with FIDA to assist the needy and bring hope to the  indigents in the society.

Pix: Mrs Ogbodo lying in her water matrass bed,FIDA Chairperson,Onyia and the items donated.

The Nurse expressed happiness with the way Madam Ogbodo was looking healthy and thanked FIDA for identifying with the family 

Speaking, the Chairperson of FIDA, Enugu state branch, Barrister Ngozi Onyia, thanked God for the wonderful work she did in the lives of Mrs Ogbodo and her daughter ,Virginia 

She said that there was a great improvement in their health, physically, mentally and emotionally. ” Am happy. Mama is looking good. She is healthy and she can walk. Thank God. See  Virginia,( Mama’s daughter) She is looking good . Am very happy”.

Pix: Onyia and Manulu at Ogbodo’s house

Pix: Fida Chairperson ,Onyia and Mrs Ogbodo

She thanked Hon Anthony Ani(SAN), for his partnership with FIDA. and prayed God to continue to bless him and give him long life for him to continue to do good to humanity 

Recall that Anthony Ani(SAN) had few months ago, partnered FIDA and donated food items, cash  and clothes to Mrs Ogbodo and her daughter,Mrs Virginia Ezeh at her husband’s house in Okwojo, ,Ngwo .

pix: Onyia,Manulu,Mama Ogbodo and Virginia and the items donated

Madam Ogbodo who was 94 years when the unfortunate event took place has turned 95 years this year and is doing well.

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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