The quest of Chief Eloka Godwin Agbasimelo, the founder of the Oga ndi Oga Foundation to reduce the burden of people of Anambra state has continue to wax stronger day by day, as Residents of 18 Local Government Areas out of 21 recieved the food items to cushion effect of COVID-19 in the state.
While many Nigerians in other states were seen scrampling to adjust in an attempt to reduce unprecedented impact of Pandemic Covid-19, Anambra indegenes, home and abroad, were seen smiling courtesy of the kind hearted Chief Agbasimelo.
The gesture which was put in place by him in the 18 LGAs, owing to the relief materials distributed, were packages of 70,000 Ten kilogram bags of rice, among other food items.
The representatives of the different local government came to receive their own in the Chairman’s home town Ezinifite in Nnewi South LGA, Anambra state.
Distributing the food items, the Coordinator of Oga ndi Oga foundation, Chief Engr Echezona Uzoka was on ground to distribute the items in line with what the Chairman of Oga ndi Oga Foundation and Goddosky International FC Chief Eloka Godwin Agbasimelo has been doing to touch the lives of the people living in Anambra state and outside the state.
According to the coordinator, the Chairman will continue to help people as it is a commitment he has decided to see to the end.
It’s on record that Chief Agbasimelo, a philanthropist, has been using his resources to help the needy.
Just few days ago, Anambrans in their numbers in Lagos recieved the support of the benevolent Chief, with different food items to help people who cannot go out to source for their daily meals, as the lockdown is taking a toll on millions of people in the country.
It doesn’t end there, recently, Chief Agbasimelo gave out hundreds of ladies motorcycles to individual women of different local government to enable the traders who find it difficult getting to the place of their trade in neighbouring towns in Anambra state.
Guber 2023: APC Youths Summon Akan Udofia
…Warn Habitual Candidates To Stay Off
A Coalition of All Progressives Congress Youth in Akwa Ibom State has called on billionaire oil magnate, Mr. Akanimo Udofia, to consider contesting for governorship of the State come 2023 on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mr. Udofia is the CEO/Managing Director, Desicon Engineering Limited, an engineering, procurement and construction services company, one of the major service providers in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. He was rumoured recently to have joined partisan politics on the platform of APC.
The APC youth coalition, which is an amalgamation of major political youth groups in the main opposition party in the State, made this call last Sunday, during its inaugural meeting at Akwa Ibom Renaissance Secretariat, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo.
In his welcome remarks, Mr. Anthony Bassey, the leader of Akwa Ibom Renaissance, urged youths to close ranks and objectively weighed antecedents of every intending governorship aspirant against the collective dreams of Akwa Ibom people.
He said the era of use and dump politics is over as youths are determined to assert themselves and get involved in every aspect of state development from electioneering to governance, adding that the decision to call on Mr. Akanimo Udofia to contest the 2023 governorship election in the State was reflective of current expectations of Akwa Ibom youths.
Governor Udom Emmanuel (l) with Mr. Akanimo Udofia (m) and Senator Godswill Akpabio (r) during an award presentation ceremony in 2018.
A communique from the group, made available to The Guide Newspapers further strengthened this position, which was reached after a reassessment of the chances of the party and the desires of the younger generation to raise the ante of governance in the State and Nigeria as a whole come 2023 and beyond.
Giving reasons for its choice of Udofia, the group stated that “the State at this time is in dire need of a governor whom the people can look up from his past and current development drive and economic pursuits and connections within and around the Nation and the world and can easily attract industries, capital investment and strong capacity and ability to harness his personal resources and wealth of business acumen to the wealth and resources of the State for the general good of all irrespective of party lines, religious affinity, social status and inclinations; a detribalized Akwa Ibomite, a national and internationally known and recognized figure who could break even at any stage in the world for the good of the State.”
It continued that “after a thorough, painstaking soul search, we have come to the inescapable conclusion and we vouch for MR. AKANIMO UDOFIA as such a person that possesses all the earlier listed qualities, credibility and charisma that will give us victory with ease and will not be a disappointment to our great party and state come 2023.
“His aspiration will boost our chances and help to add quality and value to our primaries and general Elections come 2023. We hereby extend the call to our illustrious and distinguished son to contest the 2023 general election as Governor of Akwa Ibom state.”
Mr. Anthony Bassey, addressing representatives of APC youth groups in the State during the meeting at Akwa Ibom Renaissance Secretariat, Uyo, last Sunday.
The youth coalition acknowledged President Mohammed Buhari’s efforts to enhance APC’s political capital in the State through various appointments of party chieftains in his government, which sadly failed to bring about notable political gain to the party hence it admonished [federal political appointees] to harmoniously work together to foster the positive nest of political gains in Akwa Ibom State.
Furthermore, the group warned habitual governorship candidates in the party to take a break and embrace change, noting that from past contests they have tested their popularity and known their strength “we also have come to know in real political participation paradigm their strengths and weaknesses hence we appreciate all they have built for the party and their followers’ strength at each congresses and general elections notwithstanding.
“It is our earnest position that owing to their antecedents and precedents in past elections we note that if they continue to work together and see more of the party good and push forward an acceptable more credible, younger, youth friendly candidate and push same for presentation to the Akwa Ibom people, it will be very easy for our great party to take over government”. The group posited.
Featured11 months ago
FG To Extends Lockdown In FCT, Lagos Ogun states For 7days
Featured2 years ago
NYSC Dismisses Report Of DG’s Plan To Islamize Benue Orientation Camp
Featured12 months ago
Children Custody: Court Adjourns Mike Ezuruonye, Wife’s Case To April 7
Featured2 years ago
Lampard Names New Chelsea Manager
Featured1 year ago
Board urges FG to establish one-stop rehabilitation centres in 6 geopolitical zones
News2 years ago
INEC Chairman Meets RECs Over Governorship, State Assembly Elections
Creative Industry10 months ago
NCAC, Stakeholders Looking Beyond COVID-19 Chart Way Forward For Creative Industry
Breaking News11 months ago
Breaking News: Abba Kyari buried Gudu Cemetery in Abuja