Entrepreneur and chairman of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu has donated 600 bags of rice to communities in Delta State.
Onicha-Uku, Onicha-Ugbo, the hometown of the mother of Mr. Tony Elumelu and Aniocha North, Aniocha South, Oshimili North, and Oshimili South, benefited from the six trailer loads of rice donated to the communities as a palliative for lockdown arrived.
According to a cabinet member of Onicha Ugbo palace, Chief Ken Iwelumo, “On April 26, 2020, Onicha Ugbo received a shipment of 600 bags of high-quality rice from Mr. Tony Elumelu, the Group Chairman of UBA Group and Heirs Holdings.
“This is a gift to his motherland. Words cannot express our gratitude to him during these difficult and uncertain times.
“We pray that our good Lord will continue to shower eternal blessings on him, his family, and Elumelu clan.”
The gesture was made to cushion the effect of the lockdown and also to appreciate his people.
In addition, Elumelu personally donated N1billion to the private sector-led Coalition against COVID-19 in Nigeria.