Kaduna popular radio Presenter, ‘Oga Driver’ celebrates birthday with 1,000 less priviledged
BY Ben Isah, Kaduna
Presenter of Kaduna State Media Corporation’s famour breakfast programme, ‘Oga Driver’, Philip Omachi, on Sunday marked his birthday with people living with disability (PLWD) at their Kano road colony in Kaduna.
Mr Omachi, in the past four years, have been celebrating his birthdays with the less priviledged members of Nigerian society including orphans, sick, widows as a way of touching their and giving back to the society.
According to him, his choice of celebrating his birthdays with the less priviledged or handicap in the society is to encourage them to always believe in themselves and that they are equally being loved.
”I have chosen to celebrate with the disabled this time around to encourage them that there is ability in their disability and to urge them never to look down on themselves.”
To the disable people, he said, ”I want to urge you to love yourselves regardless of your faith, shun every act of violence and never allow yourself to be used as a tool for violence’ he charged them.
Apart from cooked food and drinks that was distributed to the over 1,000 PLWD that gathered to celebrate the birthday with him, several items ranging from raw foods, clothing, cash among several other items were equally distributed to them.
Some of the celebrants friends that attended the birthday celebration offered to sponsor some of the disabled persons in one trade or the other.
One of the leaders of the disable people, the Sarki Guragu, Abdullahi Samail, who spoke among several other speakers commended the magnanimity of the celebrant for finding them worthy to celebrate his birthday with.
They prayed God to continue to bless and give him many more years to continue to do good works to humanity.
Meanwhile, the celebrant called on well meaning Nigerians to always use their God giving wealth and opportunities to touch the lives of others, particularly the less priviledged in the society.
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