Abused girl gets new family

Abused girl gets new family

​A businesswoman, Ms Rita Nnenna Anoh of Veroz Group, has

adopted Miss Uzoamaka Chukwu, the girl who was stripped and

flogged by some residents of her hometown in Ebonyi State.

The alleged assault was reportedly led by a government official.

The lawmaker representing Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo in the House of

Representatives Linus Okorie said the woman had also given the

girl full scholarship.

In a post on his facebook page, the lawmaker said the

businesswoman had registered Uzoamaka for medical assessment

and clinical therapy, after taking her on a shopping spree.

Okorie was among those who brought Uzoamaka’s plight to national


The lawmaker said there were efforts to register her in a decent

school ahead of the new academic calendar.

In a statement, Okorie said: “Scholarship Award activated.

Uzoamaka has settled into the home of Ms Rita Nnenna Anoh,

Group Managing Director (GMD) Veroz Group. She is her


“Accordingly, her full scholarship to university level has been

activated. In addition, Uzoamaka is now a bona fide member of the

peaceful and blessed home of Ms Anoh, who recently emerged the

Most Celebrated Female Personality of the Year during this year’s

Nigeria Role Models Award in Lagos.

“One can only imagine the joy and overwhelming satisfaction of

Uzoamaka as she moved into the palatial home of the Anohs.

“Tto ensure a complete switch from the pains of her past and

prepare her for her new life, Uzoamaka was taken on an expansive

shopping spree, registered for medical assessment and clinical

therapy while efforts are on to register her in a decent school

ahead of the commencement of the new academic session.

“It has indeed been an unending dream for her and her elder sister

who was on hand to witness this magical transformation.

“I invite all men and women of goodwill to join me in extending

profound thanks and gratitude to Uzoamaka’s new mum, Rita

Nnenna Anoh, for her tremendous show of love to an otherwise

destitute orphan.”