COVID-19: Chairman Of Aniocha North Commends Delta Governor

By Kenneth Orusi, The Nigerian Voice, Asaba

Delta state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has received applause for providing paliative to Aniocha north local government area of the state to cushion the effect of the stay-at-home directive to contain the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus.

Chairman of the council, Mr. Child Oseme, gave the commendation during the distribution of the items.

Oseme, who doubles as the Paliative Committee chairman, said the gesture was a welcome development, as it would go a long way in ameliorating the effect of the lockdown.

He said, "We have taken full delivery of what he (Okowa) promised. He has transformed our infrastructure and now, he is transforming our stomach.

"We have handed over the items to the President General of the communities at the council area for onward distribution to the poorest of the poor"

"Politicians are not involved in the sharing but the seven man commtiee can only supervise the distribution process.

Addressing the President General, the council boss emphasized that the sharing was for the communities, stressing the need for the beneficiaries to be household based devoid of political consideration whatsoever.

Other members of the seven man paliative committee are; Hon Emeka Nwaobi, Chief Nkem Okwuofu, Mr lfeanyi Egwuyenga, Mr Emma Chinye, Barr Mrs Ada kachikwu and Aniocha North CAN Chairman, Rev Fr lnnocent.