Image: Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State
The Ebonyi State government has donated food items worth millions of Naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa state.
The IDPs equally enjoyed the benevolence of Doctor Eze Ezediomma Aniagu from Enugu state of relief materials.
Receiving the donation, Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla said the state is appreciative of the gesture and pledged to enhance cordial relationship with the states.
Eze Ezediomma Aniagu, a paramount leader and National President of Christians, Muslim and African Traditional Religion, explained that the donation was a collective decision to assist displaced persons who have been ravaged by insurgency.
He said the group will visit communities in the state to render its assistance to enable them overcome the effects of insurgency and prayed for an end to the scourge of insurgency in the country.
Meanwhile, Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla has assured the state Chambers of Commerce of continued collaborate to enhance development of the state.
Receiving members of the Chambers at the Council Chambers of Government House in Yola, the Governor said plans are in the pipeline to enhance Commerce in the state.
He said various road projects and empowerment programme of the present administration is to encourage people to be business minded and urged that insecurity is a challenge which is gradually been overcome.
In his remark, President of Chambers of Commerce in the state, Alhaji Bashir Suleiman Ribadu urged Governor Jibrilla to reintroduce economic summit.
He also urged him to as well permit the body to manage Mahmud Ribadu Square and appoint representative of the body in critical organisations such as the International Hotel and Jimeta modern market among others.
By Tom Garba, Yola
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