The member representing Okpe, Sapele and Uvwie Federal Constituency at the Green Chambers of the National Assembly, Efe Afe, has donated medical equipment and drugs worth over N80 million to health care centres in his constituency.
Afe who made the distribution at Okpe Local Government Council Secretariat IN Orerokpe, enjoined the chairmen of Uvwie, Sapele and Okpe Local Government Councils to ensure they distribute the drugs and medical equipment to the various health centres in their areas evenly.
Afe, who was represented by his senior legislative aide, Chief Isaac Itebu, warned against situation where drugs were left to rot away or expire under the guise of no sufficient funds to distribute them to the various health centres.
According to him,
“In the past drugs are left to rot away or expire under the guise of no sufficient funds to distribute them to the various local government health centres this situation is not good,” he said.
The federal lawmaker promised that he would continue to provide good leadership and purposeful representation through important motions and bills that would have great impact on the people of his constituency.
He disclosed that he had provided 500 KVA electricity transformers to Okpe, Sapele and Uvwie Local Government Areas, sponsored several bills that would impact meaningfully on the lives of the peoples of his constituency.
Responding, the Chairman of Okpe Local Government Council, Hon Isaiah Esiovwa, commended Hon Afe for the gesture, stressing that the law maker had been known for his free medicare to the people before he was elected to the national assembly.
The state Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Kingsley Esiso, represented by the party’s Organising Secretary, Chief Sunday Onoriode, PDP chairmen of Okpe, Sapele and Uvwie Local Government Areas, Chief Efe Ukoh, Chief Pekins Umukoro and Elder Efe Okoledo in their separate remarks, lauded Chief Efe Afe for improving on the health care services of members of his constituency.
They pledged to monitor the distribution of the drugs and medical equipment to the various Heath care centres in their areas.