By Festus Ahon
UGHELLI—MOVED by the plight of those sacked from their homes by flood, the Orodje of Okpe, HRM Orhue I; FRSC; Delta Unity Club; Ughelli Council of Knights, Anglican Communion, have donated cows, food stuffs and other materials to flood victims in Delta State’s relief camps.
The Okpe monarch donated three cows, food items and other relief materials to victims in Ughelli, Otu-Jeremi and Ewu camps in Ughelli North and South Local Government Areas of Delta State.
In separate presentations at the three camps, the monarch said the donation was for the upkeep of his brothers and sisters in the camps, adding that he had penultimate Tuesday donated relief materials at Asaba to all the government-designated camps in the state.
The monarch, who expressed hope that the items would be judiciously used for the flood victims, was represented by a former Commissioner for Special Duties in the state, Chief Cosmos Ighoraye.
Also, a social club, Delta Unity Club, last weekend donated three cows and toiletries worth thousands of naira to flood victims at Ughelli, Oleh and Patani relief camps in Delta State.
Presenting the items on behalf of the club, chairman of the visitation committee, Mr. John Agori, said the donation was the club’s token towards complementing the efforts of the state government.
Similarly, Ughelli Council of Knights, Anglican Communion, also donated relief materials worth over N500,000 to flood victims at Ikprukpu and Ekiugbo camps, Ughelli North and Oginibo, Ughelli South local government areas of the state.
Presenting the items, leader of the group, Sir Vincent Orhiunu, urged the victims to keep faith in God, praying God to meet them at this critical time of need.
Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ughelli, Delta State, yesterday, also donated relief materials to flood victims at Oharisi Primary School camp, Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
Presenting the items, the Unit Commander, Mr. Moses Okhihan, said the donation was the unit’s token towards contributing its quota to alleviate the sufferings of displaced persons in conjunction with unit 11 of the Special Marshal in the area.