The member representing Uyo/Uruan/Nsit Atai/Ibesikpo Asutan Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Enyong a.k.a Baba Ntan, today, visited Ibesikpo Asutan and Nsit Atai Local Government Areas where he distributed cash gifts to aid their livelihood during the lockdown.
The Federal Lawmaker handed over the monetary supports to the constituents, who converged across ward levels at Nung Udoe Village in Ibesikpo Asutan LG and Etobodom Village in Nsit Atai LG.
Addressing the people at the various villages and at different intervals, Enyong thanked God for the good health granted the people to stay alive at a time when over thousand of lives have been cut short due to the deadly disease, COVID-19.
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Represented by the Former Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hon. Samuel Effanga, Enyong tasked the constituents to use the cash gifts judiciously during the stay-at-home period as directed by the State Government.
Recall, the lawmaker on Monday donated the total sum of N10 million to the four Local Government Areas making up the Federal Constituency.
Appreciating the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Solid Minerals Development, the political leader of Ibesikpo Asutan, Hon.(Prince) Uwem Ita Etok, described the gesture of the Federal Lawmaker as worthiest and appropriate especially at this point in time.
He maintained that the gestures so far showcased by the lawmaker to the constituents will always be remembered.
On behalf of the people of Nsit Atai, the Village Head of Etobodom, Chief Unam Ekpewo, also lauded Enyong for prioritizing the interest of the people by catering for their welfare in cash and kind, praying God to bless the lawmaker.
He noted that the constituents are grateful over the support and will observe all preventive measures approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) against COVID-19 in order to stay safe and healthy.
Credit: Abasifreke Obot