A Nigerian-born German scholar, Dr. Obioha Mbonu Ojike has donated some drugs to Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, as part of his contribution to the growth and development of the University and for the health benefits of staff and students.

Presenting the drugs yesterday, the donor who is the son of the first republic flamboyant politician, Chief Mbonu Ojike of the “boycott all boycottables” fame and the only black examiner in Germany, noted that the drugs were meant to improve the total wellness of the University staff and students.

Rep. of the donor, Dr. Paul Ezeonu speaking at the event while the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba and some members of the University Management listen

 Dr. Ojike, who is an international-acclaimed Obstetrician and Gynaecologist was represented at the event by the Deputy Provost, AE-FUNAI College of Medicine, Dr. Paul Ezeonu, also stated the he was prepared to collaborate with the University in diverse areas in order to contribute to its expansion.

Some of the donated drugs include anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive, anti-high blood pressure drugs and others meant for the treatment of various ailments.

Some of the donated drugs on display

  While receiving the drugs, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba expressed his appreciation for the kind gestures, adding that the University was prepared to partner with the donor in mutual benefitting areas. He further directed that the drugs be deposited at the University Health Centre where it could be used for treatment of staff and students.

L-R: DVC, Professor Sunday Elom, Chairman, AE-FUNAI Parents’ Forum, Professor Igwe, VC, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba, Bursar, Alhaji R. K. Aliu and rep. of the donour, Dr. Paul Ezeonu

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