On 2nd December 2017, the good people of Imo State gathered at Youth House at Concorde Avenue, New Owerri for the conferment of a prestigious award to her worthy son, Chief Darlington Benjamin Chimezie for his contributions to humanity and community development.
The Akabo, Ikeduru Local government area born Darlington Chimezie was bestowed with Imo State government highest honour as the 2017 OUTSTANDING HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR for his service to God and mankind.
To continue with his sterling qualities of caring for the needy and less privileged in our society, the Award recipient, Chief Darlington Benjamin Chimezie, through his NGO, Faith Of Darlington Foundation will start from tomorrow Friday 30th, March 2018 to distribute free Kerosene to all Indigenes of Ikeduru local government area to ease the market high costs of the commodity needed in every home by our mother's, and sisters, especially considering the products important in family day to day activities.
The founder of Faith Of Darlington Foundation has through the NGO empowered thousands of Ikeduru Youths and Women, giving grants for small scale businesses , helping in community development and assisting the less privileged in our society. His annual Healthcare programs for the sick, Football Tournament for the Youths, Skills Acquisition Training to equipp our Youths and women to be self reliant, as well as scholarships programme for those who can't fund their academic pursuit distinguished him among his contemporaries.
No wonder, the whole of Ikeduru LGA are beckoning on their son, Chief Darlington Chimezie to represent them at the Imo State House of Assembly. It's cheering news to note that Mr Chimezie has accepted the offer from his people and so declared to continue serving God and humanity, as he has officially declared to represent Ikeduru State Constituency using the All Progressive Congress, APC, platform as a political party to realise his dream of greater works for his community of Ikeduru local government area.