Ugiliamai Is Worst Hit By Flood — Onotu-Uku • As Uduaghan Proclaims Free Medicals In Flooded Communities

the aid of ndokwa people is needed by the govt. now

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Over twenty houses and a petrol station have been overtaken by the ravaging flood at Ugiliamai Community in Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State.

The Onotu-Uku of Ugiliamai, Chief Friday Obi who conducted newsmen, including Blank NEWS Online round the worst hit areas in the community described the flood as an unexpected disaster that has rendered more than one hundred persons homeless and destroyed property worth millions of naira.

Chief Obi said their household property, farms and economic crops have been washed away by the flood as the displaced persons are left with nothing.

He said that over one hundred persons displaced in the community are squatting with their relations while others are managing at the Orie market praying for the situation to improve.

He disclosed that the people are in need of government aids especially, healthcare as they cannot go to the nearest camp set up by…

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Africans In Diaspora To Assist Flood Victims In Delta State

this is a welcome development and we should all support it in our little ways ………………………………………..we call on political leaders in ndokwa land to help the people

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Africans in Diaspora have taken interest in the flood disaster that hit Delta state and are now putting resources together to assist the victims.

A representative of Africans in Diaspora, Dr. Erika Bennett announced this when she accompanied Ambassador Vincent Okobi, alongside the state governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan to the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) rehabilitation camp in Asaba.

Bennett said Africans in Diaspora were ready to contribute towards the welfare of the victims, explaining that their visit to the camp was to assess the situation on ground and take decisions on items to present.

She promised to report her findings to the African Union Diaspora Forum and would come back soon with relief materials.

The representative commended the state governor for the provision made so far for the flood victims even as she described the medical arrangements made in the camp as “marvellous”, adding that the medical arrangement put…

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United State based company, MedShare has donated medical equipment worth over 1 million dollars for use in hospitals in Ndokwa land.

This was disclosed by the former legal adviser to Ndokwa Association, United States branch, Barrister Francis Obi in a chat with journalists in Asaba, Delta State recently.

According to him, the donation was made in 2006, but, unfortunately, the equipment has not been delivered to the end users because of inadequate capital to finance the movement of the equipment to Nigeria and onward movement to the deserving hospitals.

He disclosed that the donation was facilitated by Dr Ebo Otuya-led executive of the Ndokwa Association disclosing that the current executive is also, aware of the donation and are making efforts to ensure that the equipment are delivered to improve health facilities in our hospitals.

The legal expert disclosed that the member, representing Ndokwa/Ukwuani Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Nicholas Ossai is aware of the donation and is also, working with other concerned Ndokwa indigenes and organisations such as Ndokwa National Union, Ndokwa Foundation to ensure that the equipment get to Nigeria.

Barr. Obi who decried the state of facilities in hospitals in Nigeria assured that the equipment will not be obsolete as MedShare has a reputation to protect in terms of delivering quality materials which will improve the standard of living of the people.

He said Dr Ebo Otuya deserves credit for the roles he played in bringing Ndokwa people together.

According to him, “Ndokwa Association is to make life better for the people in Nigeria.  They made boreholes and gave scholarships.  I was the legal adviser and Ebo Otuya was the President.  Med Share donated medical equipment to a tune of a million dollars in 2006.

“You have to come back and develop Nigeria, Nigerians have to develop Nigeria.  The challenge to develop Nigeria is a challenge to everybody.

“I am an Ndokwa man.  Ndokwa could rise up and live up to its full potentials.  With unity of Ndokwa land, the sky is the limit.

Speaking on the present political trend in the country, he said “Nigeria democracy is working.  Most people don’t know what democracy means.  People cry no democracy when they feel their election is not regular.  Democracy is deeper than election.  Greece practiced it as participatory system.

“You need a free press to practice democracy.  No system has monopoly of being perfect.  America democracy system is not perfect.

“Nigeria democracy can get better and as for the Nigeria judicial system, it is up to all Nigerians to improve upon it.

“Apart from my law practice, I have returned to my root.  It is time for Africa to retain its glory.  There is so much glory that is yet to be tapped in Africa but the first thing we have to do is to look at ourselves.  We tend to undermine the positive values within us.

“I belonged to Pan African group”, the US based legal luminary asserted.


Ndokwa Ma Nma! Omani Osanyi!!

Ndokwa Ma Nma! Omani Osanyi!!

  The Ndokwa Association In America currently has eight chapters throughout the U.S.A. The chapters are:

  1. The Greater Washington, DC Chapter, which caters to Ndokwa indigenes in the Baltimore-Washington-northern Virginia metro area.
  2. The New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Chapter, which caters to Ndokwa indigenes in the tri-state area.
  3. The Florida Chapter which captures our brethren in the entire state of Florida and the Caribbeans.
  4. The Houston Chapter which caters to our Ndokwa brethren in the Houston metropolis and the environs.
  5. The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter serves the Dallas/Forth Worth metro area.
  6. The Atlanta, GA Chapter serving the greater Atlanta metro area.
  7. The Chicago, IL Chapter which serves the greater Chicago area, and
  8. The California Chapter, which serves the entire state of California.

We encourage every Ukwuani and Ndosumili descendant, where ever you may reside in the United States of America, to join the N.A.I.A. chapter nearest to you. Where ever there are Ndokwa sons and daughters, we encourage the formation of a Chapter for the purpose of pursuing the goals of the Association and for the support of each other.