WARRI – Relief came the way of flood victims in Warri South – West, Warri -North and Igbogene in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State as NNPC/CNL JV donated relief materials to assist the flood victims .
The donation which included, mattresses, food items and toiletries is part of NNPC/CNL JV contribution to the wellbeing of the people in their operationnal areas and beyond .
Representative of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mrs. Attu Evelyn and the Secretary to to the Local Government, of Warri South Local Government Area, Gabriel Gladys Omare
received the items on behalf of Warri South -West LGA Chairman,Hon .Tuoyo Duke Taiye; while in Koko, Warri North LGA, Koko the Secretary to the Local Government, Mr. Victor German accompanied by the HOD, Engineering, Engr. Jerry Atigan received the items on behalf of Hon. Mr. Aduge Okorodudu, Warri North Local Government Chairman.
At Igbogene, the items were received by Hon. Angus Didei on behalf of the Bayelsa State Emergency Relief Committee.
Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) , represented by Tony Emegere, PGPA superintendent, said: “This donation is in line with the NNPC/Chevron Joint Ventures commitment and our tradition of care for the welfare of people around our areas of operation in Nigeria and beyond.
“As we donate these items today, I hope that they will assist in meeting the needs of the people” ,he said.
Brikinn further stated, that the Joint Venture has also partnered with Delta and Bayelsa states on projects in the areas of education, health and economic development.
“We are happy that this partnership has led to improvements in the peoples quality of life. We are proud to be partners in progress with Delta State Government”. He said.
In Warri North and Warri South West, the donation was witnessed by the Itsekiri Regional Development Committee and the Egbema Gbaramatu Community Development Foundation respectively
The Secretary of the Warri North Council, V. A. German, who received the items on behalf of the Local Government Chairman, Amb. Aduge Okorodudu expressed his gratitude to Chevron for its immerse contribution. He stated that the items supplied, will provide succor to the victims.
Similarly, Mrs. Gabari of Warri South West LGA promised that the donated items will form part of the recovery package given to the IDPs to help them get settled back in their homes as they vacate the IDP camps.