Tony Elumelu,Serial Entrepreneur, Husband, father, mentor, investor, chairman, Africapitalist has donated six trailer loads of rice to his hometown in Delta State to support homes and families get through the lockdown period.
Onicha-Ugbo, the hometown of the mother of the Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu and other towns in Delta north area were thrown into wild jubilation Sunday night as six trailer loads of rice donated to the communities as palliative for lockdown arrived.
Onicha Ugbo and Onicha-Uku were not the only beneficiaries of donation by Elumelu, as the four local government areas in Aniocha and Oshimili got one trailer load each.
The beneficiary local governments were Aniocha North, Aniocha South, Oshimili North and Oshimili South.
Residents of the communities rained prayers on their son for remembering them at this trying period.
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.”
This is in addition to the earlier $14million donation he made as commitment to African governments through UBA to fight COVID-19.