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The deputy leader of Ughelli North Legislative Arm, Hon. Onoriode Agofure has donated palliatives to Agbarho Kingdom to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the Corona virus pandemic.
Hon. Agofure who is also the Councilor representing theAgbarho Ward-1 made the donation recently at the Agbarho town hall.
Donating the palliatives made up of 47 bags of rice, 29 bags of garri, 150 cartons of indomie noodles, and 1600 big size of loaves of bread, Hon. Agofure said, the food stuffs which will be distributed to the 14 communities of Agbarho Kingdom are meant for the aged, widows and the vulnerable people in the kingdom irrespective of political affiliation.
Apart from the food items donated by the deputy leader, he equally donated 600 face masks to the kingdom
.Receiving the items, the President-General of Agbarho Urhobo Improvement Union (AUIU), Chief Monday Igho Odiphrithanked Onoriode Agofure for deeming it fit to donate thepalliatives which according to him will go a long way to cushion the effect of the pandemic.
The President General described Hon. Agofure as a hard working politician who has the interest of his people at heart especially the down trodden.
In a chat with newsmen, Hon. Onoriode Agofure while thanking Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the measure put in place to contain the dreaded virus in the state said, the palliatives brought to Agbarho is another way in putting smile on the faces of the people, especially the less privileged people in the kingdom inorder to cushion the effect of the Corona virus pandemic that is ravaging the entire world.
He therefore advise the people to maintain personal hygiene regularly by taking precautionary measure in order to avoidcontacting the dreaded disease which according to him must not be toil with as the disease is real..
Among those who witnessed the presentation of the palliatives include; Hon. Lawrence Agbatutu Chief Emmanuel Omadevua, Chief Grace Ikolo, Chief Andrew Agbatutu, Mr. William Eyonyen and others