from Nigeria First Olympic gold medalist Chioma Ajunwa through her foundation aims to give widows a better life this Christmas season, the Chioma Ajunwa Foundation is giving gifts to widows in Lagos and also called for a better life for the widow.
The foundation used the July season as an opportunity to celebrate widows and empower people who are not financially stable.
The founder and chairman of the foundation, which won gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Nigeria Police University, Ikeja, Lagos, disclosed that the foundation will ensure that widows and their families live a better life. .
“We are celebrating the widows, we are putting smiles on them, we care for them and we love them and we want to make a difference with the Chioma Anjuwa Foundation,” said the 51-year-old police officer.
He also asked other corporations and individuals to provide assistance to widows and appealed to the international government and Non-Governmental Agencies to partner with his organization for greater outreach.
“Not everyone has the desire to join this initiative, but in whatever way they try to touch lives, they should do so, personally, touching lives, especially widows, less privileged, orphans, because I think it’s a heavenly investment that you make for eternity. In lives I will encourage them to try to influence in the way they can.”
Ajunwa is a former Nigerian athlete who specializes in the long jump. He rose to fame when he became the first Nigerian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. To date, he remains Nigeria’s only individual Olympic gold medalist.
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