The management of flour Mills PLC has donated relief items worth 5.7 million naira to the Abia state government to help alleviate the plight of victims of the recent flood that ravaged parts of the state.
Handing over the items to the governor, the Group managing Director of the company, chief (Dr) Emmanuel Ukpabi who said the relief items comprises the assorted products of the company including rice, macaroni, spaghetti, semovita etc, also stated that the company is touched by the recent disaster that engulfed the country.
He said that the company has been going round the affected 14 states in the federation to give succor to the victims and appreciated the efforts of the various tiers of government in alleviating the plight of the affected persons.
Chief Ukpabi pledged to continue to identify with Abia state.
Receiving the items, the governor thanked the management of flour mills for the gesture and expressed joy that some companies are sympathetic to the plight of the victims.
He said that the phenomenon is above the capacity of the state and appreciated the commitment of flour mills to the people.
The governor called on other private and public companies especially those in Aba to emulate the gesture of the flour mills.