Elomaz Foundation celebrates Joel-Onowakpo’s birthday, doles out food Items to orphanage homes

By Kelvin Ohoror

A non-governmental organization, Elomaz Foundation, has marked the 56th birthday anniversary of its founder and Senator-elect, Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, at Aruka Peace Foundation, Children Revolutionary Foundation, and Ugholeh orphanage homes in Ozoro, Irri, and Oleh respectively, doling out food Items to the children.

Items donated included garri, rice, noodles, salt, toiletries, groundnut oil, cartons of beverages, and cartons of tomato paste amongst other items.

Joel-Onowakpo is an unrepentant philanthropist whose main goal is to help the less privileged.

The mission and goal of the foundation are to empower the less privileged by rendering selfless services such as free JAMB lectures, scholarships, donations of textbooks, notebooks, microcredit, vocational training, and starter packs for unemployed graduates.

He was a Caretaker Chairman in Isoko South Local Government Area and his contribution and manner of handling local and administrative issues attracted numerous recognition from the local and national scenes.

As a result of his astute leadership qualities he served as a taxation expert in different capacities such as member, professional conduct, and building committee, he also served as chairman technical appraisal committee and (TIN) Tax Identification Number.

Speaking to newsmen, the Director of Elomaz Foundation, Chief Mrs. Veronica Odogu said, “We are here to demonstrate the love the Senator-elect of Delta South Senatorial District, Chief Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, has for the less privileged.”

Mrs. Odogu noted that “the chairman of Elomaz Foundation always celebrates his birthday by reaching out to the less privileged and has been doing it every year. He deems it necessary to present food Items to them to share in their joy.

“Our focus is not to let the less privileged be on the street nor to be stranded. The little we have, we help and give to them.”

She also opined, “We are still looking forward to the stage where the less privileged will be empowered to be self-employed and self-reliant.”

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“We also take care of the widows and the elderly people. Last year, we were also able to take care of education. We enrolled secondary school students of Ayakoromo Grammar School, Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State.

“Also, we provided free Jamb lectures for about 2000 students at our Oleh and Ozoro centres.”

She, therefore, enjoined other spirited individuals to join Chief Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, saying that the work cannot be finished by one man, those who have should also endeavor to take care of the less privileged.

Appreciating the kind gesture of the Elomaz Foundation, Pst Great Abraham, founder of the Children Revolutionary Foundation Irri, said, “He has always come around to support us, he is one of our best partners. During the 2022 flood when we were completely abandoned, he was the only one who remembered us and brought food items and relief materials for us.

“Today is his birthday, he also remembered us, it shows he is a man after God’s heart with so much love for the less privileged. He has paid the school fees of the Children Revolutionary Foundation severally. We pray that God will release for him whatever he wants,” he added.

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