Cross River Flood Victims Get Succour From Ex-militants

In Breaking News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Niger Delta ex-militants who passed through the amnesty programme of the
Federal Government have donated relief materials to flood victims in Cross
River State as part their contribution to cushion the effect of the
disaster and give back to the society.

Presenting the relief materials to the deputy governor, Mr Efiok Cobham, at
the premises of the State Energy management Agency in Calabar,
Technical Assistant and Head of Reintegration in the Presidential Amnesty
Office, Mr Lawrence Pepple, said the 26, 358 beneficiaries of the amnesty
programme considered it necessary to contribute part of their allowances to
aid the flood victims.

Materials donated included bags of rice, beans, garri and salt; cartons of
Maggi, Milk, Tea, biscuit, diapers, toothpaste and noodles; jerry cans
vegetable oil and palm oil; insecticide treated mosquito nets; yams; dry
pepper; palm oil; mattresses and pillows; blankets; sanitary towels;
disinfectants and medical supplies among others

Pepple who represented the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta
and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, said the
ex-militants contributed N2, 000 each from their October stipends and
allowances which totaled about N52.7 million from which they bought the
materials for distribution to Cross River, Rivers, Delta, Edo and Bayelsa

According to him, the gesture was part of their effort to give back to the
society so as to cushion the effects of the flooding disasters on the

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


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

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

5 Survive Ghastly Accident In Calabar

By Ushang Ewa At least five survived a ghastly vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon at the Murtala Mohammed highway


#EndPoliceBrutality: Cross River Panel Fails To Sit After 43 Day Adjournment

By Patrick Obia and Rachel Idim As the life of the Cross River State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into


Cross River Recruiting Teachers, Sachet Water Manufacturers For Equatorial Guinea – John Gaul

By Maxwell Effiong Former State lawmaker and Cross River’s Special Envoy to the Gulf of Guinea, John Gaul Lebo


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now