…Sponsors Foundation to Put Smiles on Faces in Imo Communities
By JAMES EZEMA
Recently, the Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was a special guest at the handing over of two boreholes to two communities in Ubommiri area of Imo State and the flag off of a free medical outreach at Umuchima in Ideato-South Local Government Area of the state.
The outreach was organised by Uzotex Charity Foundation (UCF), a humanitarian service oriented nongovernmental organisation (NGO) solely funded by its Founder and President Chief Festus Uzoma Mbisiogu.
Chief Mbisiogu is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shanghai Engineering Works and Industrial Limited. The company is a member of the Uzotex Group of Companies.
On April 7, 2018, the local manufacturing company with eyes on international standards, commenced test running its new PVC machines for all kinds of PVC pipes and PVC ceilings.
Since then, it has rolled out such products as PVC ceiling, Electrical pipes, Plumbing pipes, Borehole pipes, Car bompers, Pipe fittings, among others.
While maintaining International best practices, despite being located in a local community Imo State, Nigeria, Shanghai Engineering Works has since become a one-stop-shop for quality building material, including coated roofing tiles of international standard.
The company is also the maker of top quality security and bullet proof doors, which has remained very affordable despite its high quality.
Since its incorporation on March 30, 2012, Shanghai Engineering Works And Industrial Limited has broken barriers in building and construction and has gradually transformed into a global brand as world construction giants soon took note of its commitment to highest standards and began craving to partner with the company to continue to give the best to its target markets.
Following the company’s recorded successes, and in a bid to give back to the host community and its environs, Chief Festus Uzoma Mbisiogu organised a recent twin events where portable water and medical needs of the residents were met through the foundation.
As part of his company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as well as the foundation’s overall objective of giving hope and bettering the condition of life of rural people, he instituted rural interventions tagged “UCF Health, Wellness and Water for All Project.”
According to Chief Mbisiogu, those interventions are in keeping with his company’s Corporate Social Responsibility and the foundation’s burning desire to live up to its core and overwhelming objectives by contributing his little quota towards improving the welfare and wellness of rural people.
During the recent event, UCF handed over the 33rd and 34th borehole built by the foundation to two communities in Ubommiri, and also flagged off its third free medical outreach at UCF Health Centre, located along the Festus Mbisiogu Road, Umuchima, Ideato-South Local Government Area, Imo State.
The Special Guest of Honour, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who was represented by the Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Cllr. Celia Osakwe-Hibbert, praised Chief Mbisiogu for his passion and commitment to better the lives for rural people.
Abuja Business Reports recall that the maiden and second edition of the free medicals recorded massive turnout of patients, who were cared for and attended to by 30 medical personnel, including medical doctors.
The third edition of the free medical assistance to the less privileged individuals in rural communities witnessed even more turnout of beneficiaries.
The event, which held at Festus Mbisiogu Road, Umuchima, Ideato-South Local Government Area, Imo State on November 21, 2020 become yet another opportunity for the company and the foundation to put smiles on the faces of more members of the rural communities in the area.
Abuja Business Reports also recalls that On April 27, 2018, Chief Mbisiogu took the mantle as the leadership of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) in Guangzhou province of China in recognition of his contributions towards the enhancement of Nigeria-Chinese investments which attracted over $20 billion at the time.
In January this year, the Chairman of NiDCOM, Hon. Dabiri-Erewa, visited Ubomiri community in Imo State with her team on a facility assessment tour of Shanghai Engineering Works Limited, a factory built from scratch by Mr. Festus Uzoma Mbisiogu, an illustrious son of Imo State based in the Peoples Republic of China.