SENATOR CHRIS EKPENYONG DONATES FOOD ITEMS, CASH AND OTHER RELIEF MATERIALS TO INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS OF ESSIEN UDIM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.
The Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Chris Ekpenyong, today donates relief materials to internally displaced people of Essien Udim Local Government Area.The Senator expressed his sentiments of sadness, grief and pity on the gruesome killings and destruction of property during the recent uprising which has led to the displacement of persons from their houses and farm lands in the area.
Senator Ekpenyong who was represented by two of his aides Mr Mike Umoudit and Prince Sylvester Inyang called on the parties involved to cease fire, lay down all arms and bring their grievances to the table to enable government address them appropriately. Items donated included food items, cash support and other relief materials to allievate the immediate suffering of the victims and reassures the people of the state Government commitment to ensuring such phenomenal doesn’t occur again. They prayed that God through the efforts of the state Governor will restore peace and nomalcy to the land.
The items were received by Rev. Fr Gabriel Umoh on behalf of the Catholic Bishop of Ikot ekpene Diocese. The Bishop appreciated the support of the Senator and his effort in ensuring that peace is restored to the community, the cleric also assured the Senator that the items will be judicious channeled to lighten the burden on the shoulders of the displaced persons and to the glory of God