Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, Member representing Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium/Etinan Federal Constituency has donated food items worth twelve million naira (N12,000,000) to provide succour to the people of his federal constituency as Nigeria fights deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The food items donated by the honourable includes 310 bags of 50KG rice and 150 big bags of Garri.
Onofiok also donated Two Million Naira (N2,000,000) to Akwa Ibom State Government in support of Governor Udom Emmanuel and Government efforts for the prevention of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
He expressed his total concern about the people on the government policies to fight the spread of this pandemic.
Meanwhile, items received by the House of Assembly members and LG Chairmen in the constituency for onward distribution.
According to his media aide to the honorable member;
“Aware of the challenges his constituents may face owing to the necessary government policies to prevent the spread of the pandemic, Mr. Luke has also donated food items worth over N12m (Twelve Million Naira) to be distributed to the people of Etinan, Nsit Ibom and Nsit Ubium Local Government Areas.
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“These contributions are to complement the robust efforts of the State Government, Local Government Chairmen, State Assembly members, leaders and well meaning individuals of the Federal Constituency in providing succour for the people in this period.
“Hon Luke remains committed to advocating a bipartisan and fully patriotic-spirited approach towards challenging the common enemy (COVID-19) and also drawing fundamental lessons from the challenges that this pandemic has exposed us to”
“Mr. Luke prays for God to see us through this difficult time and protect us from the dreaded COVID-19”.the statement reads.
However, he had before now donated two months months of his salary to Coordinating Committee in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against the scourge.