Corps Member Donates Items Worth .5million To Bakassi IDPs

In Breaking News, Education, National News, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Mohammed Thompson with the items he donated to the IDPs

Over 250 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Ikot Effiom camp in Bakassi have benefitted from a support scheme by a youth corps member serving in Cross River State, Mohammed Thompson.

Mo, as he is fondly known by colleagues said he aims to draw attention to the plight of the IDPs in Bakassi as they seem to have been forgotten due to the attention given to the IDPs in the North East.

He said the gesture is part of his personal community development project and was a way of showing the returnees that they are not alone.

Thompson urged them not give up as there is still hope their condition will get better and called on them to remain law abiding citizens.

CalabarBlog reports that it is the second time Thompson, who hails from Kogi state is going to Bakassi after organizing a free medical outreach for over 150 persons.

The items worth half a million Naira include 500 pieces of Sanitary pads, 10 dozens of exercise books, 4 bags of fairly used clothes popularly referred to as ‘Okrika’, 2 bales of long lasting insecticide treated nets, 2 cartons of tin tomatoes, 10 packs of pampers and 5 dozens of sachet custard power.

Beneficiaries of the gesture lauded the corps member for his initiative.

The Bakassi peninsula was ceded to Cameroon following a ruling of the International Court of Justice ICJ, despite evidence to the contrary in 2002.

A 10 year appeal time was given which the Nigerian government allowed to elapse despite calls from the citizenry to do so.

Several intervention schemes were introduced with allegations that the funds have been diverted and or embezzled by managers while the returnees displaced from their ancestral homes, are susceptible to rape, assaults, diseases and scams.

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

My Friend Peter Almost Lost His Wife Because His Sexual Problem.Click Here To See What Saved Him


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Maternal Mortality: Linda Ayade To Champion Push For Skilled Birth Attendants In Cross River

By Our Reporter The wife of the Governor of Cross River State, Dr. Linda Ayade is set to lead

Read More...

Construction Work To Commence On Signature Projects, Others As Firm Contributes 99% Cost

By Jonathan Ugbal: Government House Correspondent The Ashdene group, a conglomerate will finance 99 percent of several multi billion

Read More...

Calabar Residents Protest Power Blackout Again, Block PHEDC Office (PICTURES)

By Archibong Jeremiah Calabar residents have again protested and barricaded the head office of Port Hacourt Electricity Distribution Company,

Read More...

2 commentsOn Corps Member Donates Items Worth .5million To Bakassi IDPs

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now