by crossriverwatch admin
The members of Queens Forum of Nigeria, Cross River Chapter celebrated their Valentine Day with inmates of the Calabar Prison Afokang, Calabar South and presented to them some gift items.
Presenting the gift items to the prison officials, Miss Bassey Enum, Miss Biase 2012, who is the Vice President of the group on behalf of her President, Miss. Obubra 2011, Miss Igut Gladys, who was on similar Valentine Day visit to Obubra LGA, explained that their aim of visiting the prison is to share with the inmates the love, care and affection locked outside the prison walls and encourage them to imbibe the corrections given at the correctional facility.
She maintained that the gift items her organization brought are meant to help improve on their hygiene and nutrition hoping that the materials will go a long way in supporting them.
Receiving the gift items on behalf of the Deputy Comptroller General of Calabar Prisons, Elder Harry Onu was ASP Bassey Ita Okon, who commended the beauty queens for their kind gesture.
He prayed God blessings upon them and advised them to continue in the light of the path they have chosen urging other good spirited individuals or groups to tow the line of the queens.
Speaking to CrossRiverWatch the coordinator of the group, Mr. Eric Osaji, Mr. Biase 2013 explained that the rational of the group is to use beauty to touch and change the life of people in their own ways.
He disclosed that membership of the group is open to all beauty queens irrespective of the strata/platform and that it’s open to both new and old queens.
In a chart, Miss Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH 2011/2012 Miss Ogar Justina who doubles as the Secretary of the group and Miss Chidinma Dijeh, Miss Calabar Carnival Queen both expressed happiness for being part of the event, unanimously agreeing that valentine is a day to share affection with friends, loved ones and even strangers.
The gift items presented include toiletries, 20 liters of palm oil, a bag of garri, flip flops and some bunches of brooms.
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