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Philanthropist, Okonmah donates food items to crisis-torn, Allah n’ Onugwa, Odekpe

Umueze-Anam (Anambra West LGA), May 12, 2020 (MOI) A philanthropist, Mr Bob-Manuel Okonmah has donated food items to crisis-ravaged, Allah n’Onugwa people in Olumbanasa community, Anambra West Local Government Area (LGA).

Mr Okonmah, a BOT Chairman, Anambra West Indigenous Association (AWIA), made the donation on May 11, at Umueze-Anam.

Items include 40 bags of 10kg beans, 40 bags semovita, 10 gallons of red oil, a carton of Maggi, and cash gift of N20, 000.

Presenting the relief materials to representatives of Allah n’Onugwa, Mr Okonmah said that the aim was to assist them in reducing the hardships brought about by the crisis.

He spoke through his representative Mr Francis Oguno, who noted that Allah n’Onugwa people suffered more during the crisis and that hence there was no better time to assist them than now.

Handing over the items the Transition Committee Chairman, Anambra West LGA, Sylvester Orji-Okafor commended Okonmah for his prompt response toward the plight of Allah n’Onugwa people.

He described Okonmah as a public-spirited individual, who had continued to show support and capacity.

Receiving the items on behalf of Allah n’Onugwa, Mr Anthony Ojoh and Mr Christian Akubueze thanked Mr Okonmah for his kind gestures.

 Mr. Anthony described him as a true philanthropist, full of compassion, praying God to bless him abundantly. He assured that the items would be delivered to targeted persons.

Mr Akubueze extolled Okonmah for coming to the aid at this critical time. He also prayed God to grant him all his heart desires.

Meanwhile, Mr Akubueze alleged that Odekpe people had taken over their community, noting that currently they were camped at Illesie in Inoma.

Mr Akubueze, who said that they had yet to return to their homes appealed to government to come to their aim and resettle them in their ancestral lands.

Source: Anambra State Government