PDP EBONYI STATE PRESS RELEASE
WHILE EBONYIANS ARE DYING OF HUNGER, ONCE AGAIN GOVERNOR UMAHI DISPLAY HIS PRETENTIOUS GENEROSITY TO THE SUPER RICH IN ABUJA
WEDNESDAY 12 MAY, 2021.
It is no longer news that millions of Ebonyians are surviving from hand to mouth, especially those ravaged by the needless avoidable violent crisis and attacks in Effium/Ezza communities; Ishielu and other herdsmen hard hit communities in Ebonyi State. In all of their sufferings, we only witnessed eye-service visits from the Governor and cash gift that will be diverted from those who truly needs it.
The ravaged victims of these attacks are still destitutes in their own communities, surviving from the generosity of kind-hearted individuals with next to nothing support from the apostolic government.
The sad part is how the same Governor is so quick to extend his cosmetic generosity to people who do not need it, and in fact, people who have conscience by rejecting these trailers load of branded bags of rice. The Governor tends to play politics even with food by sending it to those who already have more than enough in the Presidential villa.
A little stroll to the Presidential villa this morning will reveal that the entire vicinity is littered with bags of rice sent to the big men in the villa by Governor Umahi who superintendent over a hunger stricken State.
Those who were given this Umahi Sallah largesse have effectively shown character and good conscience by not taking a single bag into their home, instead they shared all to poor and needy lucky Nigerians of which none is from Ebonyi State.
Are the people of Ebonyi State that unimportant to the Governor whose office exist because of them? When will the Governor send the much needed food aid to Ezza/Effium? When will he send food to the stranded people of Ishielu and all other crisis ridden communities in the State?
Well, he has done this repeatedly without remorse or any desire to cutback on it. He strongly believes that he can get into the Presidency by giving people rice outside Ebonyi – rice campaign governor.
Well, the strategy has failed as these people take it and mock him with it.
We pray that God will touch all of those who have continued to render kind assistance to the suffering people of Ebonyi State by enlarging their purse to do more, since the government has shown the highest level of irresponsibility.
God bless Ebonyi State.
Barr. Silas Joseph Onu, MCIARB (UK)
PDP Ebonyi State Chapter