Ugbajo Itsekiri Pallaitive
The People of Itsekiri Riverine communities have been advised to observe social distancing and always make use of face masks.
The President of Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, Mr Kingsley Onuwaje gave the advice while presenting Palliative materials to Representatives of some Itsekiri riverine communities at the palace of the Olu of Warri.
The Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, a formidable group in Itsekiri Nation known for its charitable works has doled out another round of palliatives to Itsekiri communities in the riverine areas to help cushion the hardship of the people occasioned by the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic.
The two days exercise which took place at the Palace of the Olu of Warri kicked off with the distribution of palliatives to representatives of Bateren Deghele and Kantu Communities each received five bags of rice, five bags of Beans and five bags of garri.
The second day of the exercise, Itsekiri Communities in the Onshore axis, including Dibi Field Communities, Escravos Communities and Olero Field Communities each received five bags of rice, five bags of beans and five bags of garri, while the Offshore Communities which included Utonlila, Oboghoro, Ogheye-Dimigun, Ogheye-Eghoroke, Ugbege, Eke-Kporo, Olobe, Bobi, Orubu, Atsuran and Orere Communities all received five bags of rice, five bags of beans and five bags of garri.
The President Mr Kingsley Onuwaje who was represented by the Vice President of Ugbajo Itsekiri U.S.A, Mrs. Rebecca Begho enjoined the representatives of the benefitting Communities to ensure a fair distribution of the palliatives to the people with special attention to the aged ones in their midst. Mr Onuwaje encouraged them to always adhere to all NCDC guidelines, as the dreaded Coronavirus is increasing daily in Nigeria.
He thanked the Olu of Warri and members of the Palace Palliatives Committee for their relentless support in ensuring that the two days Palliatives distribution exercise was successful.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiary communities, the Trust Chairman of Bateren Community, Mr Victor Fregene, thanked Ugbajo Itsekiri U.S.A for their kind gesture in alleviating the sufferings of the people. Chief Clement Maleghemi who spoke on behalf of the members of the Palace Palliatives Committee, also thanked the President of Ugbajo Itsekiri U.S. A, Mr. Kingsley Onuwaje and other members for remembering their people back home and prayed for God’s favour in all their endeavours.