IME OKON’S COMPASSIONATE VISIT BRIGHTENS THE LIVES OF PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED FAMILY WITH A SET OF TWINS IN ITU
The Member Representing Itu/Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon Ime Bassey Okon paid an unscheduled visit to the newly born twins of the physically challenged family of Mr/Mrs Ofonmbuk Idongesit Udokpo, Mbiatok Itam, Itu Local Government Area.
During the visit on Friday, the Federal Lawmaker said he was moved by the condition of the parents who are both deaf and dumb. He appreciated God for the safe delivery of the twins and advised the parents to train the children in the way of the Lord.
Represented by the Chairman of the Advisory Council of Itu/Ibiono Ibom Unity Project, Comrade Godwin Mbeke, the National Assembly Member donated for the upkeep of the children. He promised to sustain such assistance for the welfare of the children.
The parents, Mr/Mrs Ofonmbuk Udokpo expressed great joy over the gesture of the Lawmaker through an interpreter. They appreciated the benevolence of Rt. Hon Ime Bassey Okon at a time when they needed such assistance the most. The family prayed for the Federal Lawmaker and his family.
Others who joined the visit were; Mr. Emmanuel Abel – Assistant Secretary of the Advisory Council – Itu/Ibiono Ibom Unity Project; Adm. Mfon Ekpenyong – Legislative Aide to the Federal Lawmaker among others.
In another engagement, the delegation also represented the lawmaker at the wedding ceremony of Abasiodomo Effiong of Ikot Annie Itam held at the Apostolic Church, Ikot Ntuen Oku, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.