The Members of the All Soludo Support Group Birthday Committee have announced that there will be no celebration for Soludo as he turns sixty on twenty-eighth July 2020.
The chairman of the committee, Chief Jude Emecheta, who unveiled this during a press briefing in Awka, said that the celebrant, Professor Charles Soludo, wishes that his friends, associates, and all support groups channel such resources to the poor, the down trodden and less privileged persons in the society.
Chief Emecheta noted that the celebrant appreciated the efforts ofextended family members, friends, colleagues, associates, organizations and support groups have been making to participate in sharing with him and his family the joy of attaining this landmark
The Secretary of the Committee, Dr Nelson Omenugha listed the Committee’s activities for the commemoration to include, thanksgiving at various churches, endowment of one million naira price money to the best graduating students in Economics Department at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
Dr. Omenugha further explained that the endowment, which will last for a period of five years, will see each best graduating student in both schools go home with one hundred thousand naira only.
He noted that the Committee will on Tuesday twenty-eight July 2020 make another endowment to the tune of two million naira to the Anambra State Health Insurance Agency for the enrollment of one hundred and sixty-six selected inmates of motherless babies’ homes and physically challenged persons.
Dr Omenugha noted that gesture tends to capture, the education and health sectors, which according to him are the key areas Soludo is very passionate about.