On Tuesday Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State issued a cheque of fifteen million naira to one Mr. Bathlomew Aja of Ivo Local Government Area to carry out a kidney transplant on his ailing daughter, Chidera Aja.
Miss Chidera Aja is a Student of the Mass Communication department, at Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.
Governor Nwifuru presented the cheque to Mr. Aja in his Office, Ochoudo Centenary City, Abakaliki.
Represented by the Chief of Staff Government House Professor Emmanuel Echiegu, Governor Nwifuru said the prompt release of the amount requested by Mr. Aja was to avoid complications in the health condition of the little girl.
Governor Nwifuru prayed to God to grant Miss Chidera a successful transplant and a quick recovery thereafter.
Responding, the Father of the sick Child, Mr. Bathlomew Aja thanked Governor Nwifuru for the gesture and prayed to God to continue to guide him in his administration.
The representative of the Governor and Chief of Staff, Professor Emmanuel Echiegu was joined in handing over the cheque to Mr Bathlomew Aja by the Principal Secretary to the Governor, Chief Mathias Adum, and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Governor’s Office, Uchenna Nwankpuma.