The Non Indigenous Professionals and Non-professionals Forum, (NIPNF) under the leadership of their President, Dr Chidubem Philip Osuagwu, Wednesday, visited victims of the Izzi massacre who are presently receiving treatment at the emergency unit of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, AEFUTHA 2.
Interacting with some of the victims, Dr Osuagwu, assured them that the organization is concerned about their welfare and shares in the pain they are going through.
He said NIPNF’s mandate is to ensure the welfare of her members and foster inter-ethnic, religious and healthy cooperation between the indigenes and Non-indigenes, adding that the organization will continue to put the victims in her prayers for God to give them speedy recovery.
The organization used the opportunity to call on the state government to do more in protecting the lives and properties of the citizens against the marauding herdsmen who are determined to cause pain and untold hardship on the good citizens of Ebonyi State.
One of the victims who is a corps member serving in the affected area expressed gratitude for the kind gesture extended to him and other victims of the deadly attack and prayed God to bless the organization.
Present at the event were other members of the NIPNF Exco, they include, the treasurer, Miss Ikedilo Nkechi, the Youth’s leader,Mr Kingsley Ali, the Coordinator, Contacts and mobilization, Mr Okpara Agwu, the financial secretary, Mr Thaddeus Okonkwo.
While members of staff of AEFUTHA including the Hospital PRO and local government representatives were there to receive the gift items on behalf of the victims.