...Promises To Do More
As part of its social responsibilities, the President of Bashorun Askia Foundation and DESOPADEC Managing Director/CEO Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA) has presented Sundry Food Items to Isoko Nation as his contribution towards cushioning the effect of the Stay at Home orders of Government caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Presenting the items to the President General of Isoko Development Union, IDU, High Chief Iduh Amadhe and some communities Presidents, Askia stressed the need for even distribution without Party or religious considerations.
He said, In a short while the foundation will visit all the Orphanage Homes in Isoko to present to do same.
According to Chief Askia, “As part of the efforts in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic, the Bashorun Askia Foundation distributed thousands of sanitizers to Isoko Nation.
“We have also donated N. 5M to the Isoko Nation Committee on Relief Materials on Covid-19 headed by The Lord Bishop John Aruakpor.” He said.
On their parts, the ALGON & Isoko South Chairman, Sir Itiako Constantine Ikpokpo and his Isoko North counterpart Hon. Emmanuel Egbabor who on receiving the Food Items appreciated the kind gesture of Askia and prayed for more blessings to do more.
Items presented were bags of Rice, bags of Garri, Cartons of Indomie, Tubers of Yam, Gallons of Groundnut Oil, Bunches of Plaintain and the sum of N20,000 to the 22 Clans of Isoko for the purpose of transportation of the items to their various Communities for distribution.