… Calls for compulsory protective facemask.
… Uwem Obot applause Udom, Sampson Idiong, Dr. Mbomette.
By Divine Sam:-(Newsie Events)
Not less than 80 persons in Ikot Obong Ediene, Ediene clan Abak LGA Akwa Ibom state has benefited from the coronavirus COVID-19 palliative at the charity of an American based academic don Dr. Mbomette Udobong.
The palliative tagged “Dr. Mbomette Udobong hunger Relief Stimulus” doles out financial supports to about 80 people including some clergymen from various denominations.
In a letter sent from the American based philanthropist to condone with his kinsmen on the present condition of the world, which unfortunately has affected them financially and materially.
Udobong while feeling sorry for the situation of things in the state and nation at large, expressed himself as a native of Ediene, Ediene two in Abak LGA.
Dr. Mbom sympathized that the coronavirus pandemic disease statewide lockdown had cause feasible hardship to people in the entire nation which he regretted that his kinsmen at Ikot Obong Ediene are not exempted, and because of the situation of things, hardship has penetrated into so many families.
He said due to the painful circumstances engulfing his people, has prompted him to direct that the sum of #5,000 be paid to each person in need as determined by the palliative committee, while the sum of #15,000 -#20,000 be paid to some ministers in various denominations.
Dr. Udobong in his letter stated that the donation is titled ” Dr Mbomette Asuquo Udobong Hunger relief stimulus” the hunger relief stimulus according to him implies that the donation money shall be used into buying food items to offset possible hunger that may emanate from unproductivity during this lockdown.
The Ikot Obong Ediene two born academic guru cum philanthropist noted that the stimulus is conceptualized as the positive synergic effect the money collected in one day, and used in buying foodstuffs will trigger on the economic and will equally empower the beneficiaries to buy and sell more than before.
Dr. Mbomette caution for safety by obeying, practising and enforcing social distancing and minimal per-to-person contact and everybody must have to wear a protective facemask.
Addressing the beneficiaries the Hunger relief stimulus committee Chairman Mr. Aniefiok Obot expressed delight for the kind gesture displayed by their American based brother who for his hospitable character and charitable charisma has once again remembered his people not minding the situation of things.
Mr. Obot who is equally the village Chairman extolled Dr Mbomette Udobong for coming to the aid of his people and at the right time when living standard of the people seem very tough.
He prayed God to reward the donor for looking back home to eradicate hunger in this feasible season and called on the beneficiaries to pray for their benefactor to encourage him to do more for the people of the area.
Also, Mr Uwem Obot who spoke, applauded the action of Dr Mbomette Udobong, adding that the gesture has fit in with that of Deacon Udom Emmanuel and Mr Sampson Idiong who according to him the gesture displayed by Dr Mbomette is in line with the policy of the governor.
The furniture maker popularly known as Uwem Assian prayed for more wisdom upon Dr. Mbomette, the governor and Mr. Sampson Idiong to enable them showcase more of their goodwills.
Clergymen who benefited from the Hunger relief stimulus are. Rev Benedict Eshiet superintendent, church of the Nazareth Ediene, Rev. Friday Jim Church of the Nazareth Ediene, Pastor Israel Udo Qua Iboe church Ediene two Abak superintendency, Pastor James David Apostolic church Ediene two and pastor Ubong Usoro Christ Faith church Ediene.
The gathering features disbursement of cash donations to the beneficiaries, reading of letter from Dr. Mbomette Udobong, goodwill messages and some words of wisdom.