|Representatives of Sapele Itsekiri Community in a group photograph with Mrs. Rebecca Anune Begho & Mr. Eyisan Omagbemi|
By Tetsoma Neyin
Ugbajo Itsekiri U S A Inc., a non-governmental organisation known for their immense contributions to humanity has distributed Palliatives worth thousands of naira to some Itsekiri communities as part of their effort to cushion the sufferings of the people caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The palliatives which include bags of rice, beans and garri were given to Ubeji, Egbokodo, Ifie kporo, Aja-Etan, Ijala-Ikeren, Sapele Itsekiri Community and Ajimele Communities.
Each of these communities received five bags of rice, five bags of beans and five bags of garri.
The presentation of the palliatives to the benefiting communities which was done by the Vice President of Ugbajo-Itsekiri USA, Mrs. Rebecca Anune Begho, Mr. Eyisan Omagbemi, Patron of the group and some notable Itsekiri Chiefs was held at the Palace of the Olu of Warri on Monday May 11, 2020.
Addressing the representatives of the benefiting communities during the presentation, Mrs. Rebecca Anune Begho admonished them to ensure that the palliative get to the vulnerable in their various communities which they represent.
She thanked the Olu of Warri for his constant prayers and approval of the use of the Palace, and the Council of Chiefs for their time and support.
Mrs. Anune Begho appealed to the people to strictly adhere to the directives put in place by the government and World Health Organisation such as regular washing of hands with soap and running water, or alcohol base sanitizer, use of nose mask, social distancing as well as personal hygiene at all time in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Responding, the representatives of the benefiting communities thanked Ugbajo-Itsekiri USA for their timely contribution even in the face of the global economy breakdown, and promised to distribute the palliatives to the people that really needs it in their communities.
|Representatives of Aja-Etan Community with Chief Eugene Ikomi, Mrs. Rebecca Anune Begho and Mr. Eyisan Omagbemi|