By Obanyedo Ebiakpo
Determined to sensitize people on the dreaded Corona virus pandemic and bouyed up with the directives of the Delta State Government to the effect that all appointees of government should render one form of assistance or another to the people, the Executive Director, PRS, DESOPADEC, Amb. Shedrack Agediga through his Foundation, Shedrack Agediga Foundation (SAF), yesterday, distributed sundry items that could ward off the virus from his immediate constituency in Ijaw Nation.
The visit saw the Chairman of Foundation, Amb. Shedrack Agediga and his team visiting Ogulagha, Odimodi, Burutu and Obotebe communities in Burutu Local Government Area, where sanitizers, face masks, liquid soaps, hand gloves and plastic buckets with tap mouths were distributed.
According to Amb. Agediga, the gesture was driven by his passion to see to the well being of his people, adding that the vision of the foundation encompassed global health.
He reiterated his desire to see to the protection of his people from the ravaging virus.
Responding, the Ogulagha Community Chairman, Mr Johnbull Ogobiri who was represented by his vice, Elder Odeh Alfred while thanking Amb. Agediga for the donations, promised that they would be added to what they already had and put to judicious use.
At Burutu, the Youth President, Comrade Faka Solomon thanked the Foundation, noting that since the news of the pandemic started, no one had reached out to them as a community.
Also at Odimodi community, the Youth President, Comrade Akin Disi thanked SAF on behalf of the youth of the community and prayed God to continue to bless the founder, Amb. Agediga and noted that it was a good gesture from an illustrious son.
It would be recalled that the Foundation had on the 27th of March, 2020 distributed items at Obotobo 1 and 2, Soikebolou/Yokri communities in Ogulagha kingdom.