Thursday, April 9, 2020

Lockdown: Agbobu Commends Elumelu, Chikezie On Donation Of Food Items To Constituents.

.... Says Food Items Donated were evenly distributed.

.....Says the vulnerable Citizens, poor masses  got their share on the items.

....Aniocha South people Commends Dr. Chris Agbobu's Political Leadership.


By Victor Bieni


OGWASHI-UKU- Former Minister of Defence And Agriculture, Dr. Chris Agbobu has Commended the humanitarian gesture of the Minority Leader of House of Representatives, and Member Representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu for distributing Food items worth over 45 Million Naira to the entire People of Aniocha/Oshimili Oshimili Federal Constituency made up of  4 LGAs:-Aniocha South, Aniocha North, Oshimili South, and Oshimili North.


Aniocha South Political Leader who doubled as a member of Delta State Advisory Council disclosed this to our reporter yesterday in his residence while receiving and distributing the items thanked Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on his support to the people of Aniocha/Oshimili in the on-going Covid-19 Lockdown in the country, precisely Delta State to curtail the spread of the global pandemic disease.


Rt. Hon Ndudi Elumelu has cushion the effect of the global pandemic  Coronavirus disease by extending welfare packages to his constituents as part of the efforts to show concern to the citizens, provide palliative measures to his constituents on the possibility of hungervirus.


When our reporter visited the residence of the erstwhile Nigeria's Minister of Defence and Agriculture, Dr. Chris Agbabu to ascertain the authenticity of the recent  media reports that Elumelu sets to  dustribute Food Items worth 45M Naira, workers were seen off- loading the Items from a truck load.


Investigation two days ago revealed that the truck off- loaded in each of the 4 LGAs in the Federal Constituency, Aniocha South precisely about 150 bags of Beans, 100 bags of Rice, 75 bags of Garri,  75 Cartons of Oil, 75 Cartons of  Tomatoes, and  10 bags of Onion to mention but a few.

Our reporter learnt that the items would be distributed to different 11 Federal wards, and over 22 Communities of the Local Government to cushion the effects of the global Coronavirus disease to support the grassroots populace.


Dr. Chris Agbobu while commending gestures in an exclusive interview with Newsmen stated that Aniocha/Oshimili House  of Representatives Member, Ndudi Elumelu and  the  Member Representing Aniocha- South in DTHA, Hon. Austine Chikezie recently addressed their constituents on possible preventive measures in line  with WHO, Federal Government and Delta State Ministry of Health's guidelines, which he said that the people are indeed complying.


The Nigeria's Ex-Defence Minister,  also Commended Hon. Austine Chikezie for  supporting Elumelu towards cushioning the effects of the Pandemic in the locality to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

Dr. Chris Agbabu then promised to ensure that the items are evenly distributed to the citizens, masses and grassroots populace in their various Communities, that it would be  judiciously put into use by the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency.


Consequent upon the outcome of the  Investigative reports made on 7th of April, 2020 to know if the items donated benevolently by the elected politicians who are both Federal and State Lawmakers as  our reporter visited yesterday again being 8th of April, 2020 where he  witnessed the sharing and  distribution, know doubt, Dr. Chris Agbobu is a political Leader of repute as it was distributed Accordingly in the 11 Federal Wards, and simultaneously broken further, shared by the food Bank Committee in each wards in line with the  total number of Communities in the Local Government.


More follow up was done by our reporters to know if the items were meant for the political actors in the wards, but amazingly, the Committee landed the Items in the residence of the traditional rulers of their Various Communities so as to reach the masses, citizens and vulnerable persons in their various localities as Instructed that the Committee should share the items to the poor masses.

Basically, Investigations revealed that not only the vulnerable Citizens benefited from Elumelu's,  Chikezie's philanthropic gestures in the on-going lockdown on the global Coronavirus pandemic in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Aniocha South precisely, but in addition that  the security agencies such as the Nigerian Police Force, NDLEA, Nigerian Security And Civil Defense Corp,  Nigerian Prisons, INEC, and other critical stakeholders in the Local Government Area were amongst those who benefitted, got their share of the cake.

No doubt, Dr. Chris Agbobu is an  impeccable Political Leader, great political ICON, a man of great reputation, integrity, transparency, Probity and responsibility.

Testimonies of good Leadership in Aniocha South Local Government Area being performed by Dr. Chris Agbobu in various Communities in Aniocha South has started  pumping as at the time of filing this Report today .

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