By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa
Owerri- Wife of the Acting President Dolapo Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to show love to one another as the nation now needs love more than anything else.
Osinbajo gave the advice on Saturday in Owerri at the official inauguration of a non-governmental organisation.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ELFREEDA FOUNDATION, the NGO, is an initiative of Mrs. Uloma Nwosu, daughter of Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo .
“Our nation needs love now more than anything else. I encourage the people of Imo to show example of this love which I see in them to the rest of the country.
“This is not my first time in Imo State and each time I come I see peace everywhere. This state is like a house full of many people and I say to this house, peace be upon it.
“I have a request that is deeply rooted in the BibleL: Love your neighbour as you love yourself .
‘’It is a selfless request because it entails loving everybody, irrespective of religion or tribe; this is what Nigerians should be doing now. ”
She said she was imagining that ELFREEDA FOUNDATION as a dream, but now it had become a reality.
Osinbajo commended the founder of the foundation for her goodwill, but enjoined her to use the it to touch lives positively.
In his speech Gov. Okorocha said the nation had been marching towards achieving greatness with all the challenges confronting it .
Okorocha described the wife of the Acting President as a mother whose love knew no bound, irrespective of class, religion or tribe.
The Founder/Chief Executive Officer of ELFREEDA FOUNDATION, Mrs Uloma Nwosu , said the foundation was set up to help the less-privileged.
She said it was not the dramatisation of wealth but a concern for the widows, orphans, the disabled and others in the society. (NAN)