The Executive Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Amb. Dr. Comr. Shedrack Agediga on Wednesday began distribution of food items to various Ijaw groups in Delta State.
The Executive Director, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on Planning, Research and Statistics while briefing the press during the distribution of the food items asserted that the items are strictly based on his personal capacity as ED, PRS, DESOPADEC to reach out to the various Ijaw groups and not from DESOPADEC as a commission.
Agediga who is also the founder and Chairman of the Shedrack Agediga Foundation (SAF), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) he has used in transforming the lives of many across the country had noted that giving and assisting those in need has always being his lifestyle, adding that it gives him joy to always give back to society.
The multiple award winning philanthropist maintained that he is not doing good to impress man but doing it according to the will of the Lord Almighty to assist those in need particularly in this yuletide season.
The items were distributed at his guest house in Warri yesterday to the various Ijaw groups in Delta State.
The packages include bags of rice, groundnut oils, souvenirs containing tea cups and jotters.
Speaker after speaker had lauded Agediga on his penchant and seasoned humanitarian activities, praying that the Lord Almighty shall continue to increase him positively from all sides.
They commented that the food items will go a long way in reducing the Christmas and new year pressure occasioned by the season.
The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report that Royal fathers, prominent chiefs and some political leaders were presented with massive live cows and rams coupled with rice and all that follows.
Some of the groups that benefited from the kind gesture of Agediga include the Western Zone Structure of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Ward 11 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Delta Ijaw Comrade Community (DICC), Ijaw Women Connect, Various Ijaw clan Youth Presidents in Delta State, Student groups, Hostcom structures and very many other groups.