…Warns politicians against playing politics with donating palliatives to people
…Harps on hygiene, rules to curb the spread of COVID-19
In order to conquer hunger and ensure adequate sustenance of his people during the COVID-19 lockdown period, the Chairman Akwa Ibom State Roads & Other Infrastructure Maintenance Agency (AKROIMA), Prince Godwin Ntuk Udeh has donated food items and cash to the people of Northern Uruan 1&2 in Uruan Local Government Area.
Ntukudeh donated the items on Thursday, April 9, at his country home in Mbiaya, Uruan Local Government Area.
Speaking shortly before donating the items, the AKROIMA helmsman emphasized that politicians and other donors should not play politics with donating palliatives nor use politics in distributing the items which he said affects all and sundry beyond political party affiliations.
He added that his action was not borne out of politics, but was in response to the needs of his people, which he said, was his primary responsibility as God’s favoured amongst them at this point in time.
He advised the people to endeavour to adhere to personal health precautions given by healthcare personnel as well as the government, including hand washing, social distancing and regular use of hand sanitizers, to avoid the spread of the deadly corona virus, expressing optimism that the current trauma the virus has brought upon the globe will soon be over.
Prince Ntuk Udeh used the occasion to eulogize Governor Udom Emmanuel for ensuring that measures are put in place to provide palliatives to sustain Akwa Ibom people and prevent the spread of the pandemic.
Receiving the food items donated by the AKROIMA boss, the people took their turns to appreciate Prince Godwin Ntuk Udeh for the gesture done them. A foremost politician in Uruan LGA, Hon. Tony Essien; Mrs. Scholastica Ekpenyong, Mrs. Grace Ernest Mbawa were among those who appreciated Prince Udeh for his generosity and prayed God to continually bless him.
The food items and cash were shared to representatives from all the families in Northern Uruan 1 & 2 and to members of Uruan Progressive Peoples Forum (UPPF).
Credit: Nsebong Umoidem