In a bid to salvage his people from the adverse effect of the lockdown in Akwa Ibom State, the Chairman of Eket Local Government Area, Mr. Frank Archibong has donated food items – comprising of rice, beans, indomie, yams, garri- and beverages to indigenes across the 11 wards in Eket Local Government Area.
The Chairman made the donations on Thursday, April 9 while hosting all the 11 wards in the Local Government Area.
Presenting the items, Mrs Bright Archibong who represented the Eket Council Boss, her husband, said the gesture was inspired by the Chairman’s concern about the well-being of the people within the period of the lockdown, adding that the target is majorly the aged, less privileged, widows and widowers across party lines in the Local Government Area.
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According to Bright, COVID 19 came almost like a thief in the night and robbed the world of her collective hard work, crippling economies and destroying lives.
She pledged her husband’s continued commitment to contributing his quota to ensuring that the people stay safe and healthy.
“The Chairman of the Council is out to ensure that he contribute towards ameliorating the sufferings of the less privileged in the Local Government Area. He loves and has his people at heart”, she said.
Speaking further, Bright Archibong assured that the Local Government Chairman husband will always ensure that those at the grassroots have a taste of the government’s goodies.
Items donated by the ALGON boss was worth more than millions of naira.