A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Joe Agi has donated food items worth millions of naira to the less privileged in all the five local governments in the Cross River Northern Senatorial District.
The gifts, according to Agi who spoke with TNN in a telephone interview, is to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic inconveniences and they are meant for the less privileged in the area, especially widows, orphans.
Apart from this group, the rice and noodles will also be shared to the muslim and Christian communities as well as members of the political class-the PDP and the APC-being the two visible political parties in the senatorial district.
Others who will benefit from the largesse are community youths and women leaders, traditional rulers, members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, cylists union as well as the Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba communities in the district.
Mr Mike Ijim who coordinated the distribution processes said it was the first time that a native of the area would be making such an all-inclusive donation to the people of Cross River North since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
He hailed Agi for thinking broadly about the welfare of his kinsmen, saying it was commendable that every strata of the society was accommodated in the distribution of the palliatives.