Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, in his determined effort to bring Christmas cheers to millions of household, has flooded the state with Dakkada rice.
The rice which is packaged in 25 KG, has been massively distributed all over the state, from units to wards and local government areas.
One of the recipients of the rice, Mrs. Akpan of Etinan, was effusive in her praise of the Governor, saying: “Governor Udom Emmanuel is indeed a man of God, a compassionate and a kind leader.
“Just when I was wondering how I would feed my six children during the Christmas, God answered my prayers through the kind intervention of Governor Udom Emmanuel. May God continue to protect him”.
Another recipient in Oron, Mrs. Bassey, was full of praise for the Governor. “He (Gov Emmanuel) is indeed a listening and people-oriented leader.
“This gift has endeared him to my heart and my family will continue to pray for him. God bless him for spreading this Christmas joy to my household”.
Governor Udom Emmanuel and wife, Deaconess Martha Udom Emmanuel, for the past one and half years, have empowered thousands of widows with seed money to start small-scale business.
Through the Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Path-Initiative (FEYReP), Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel has built homes for widows and intervened severally in the affairs of the less-privileged.
Merry Christmas to you all.