Edo Progressive Indigenes Association has launched its Welfare and Food Bank Project.
Over 200 people trooped out to Canada World Event Centre, Benin City, venue of the food bank, to be among the beneficiaries.
The project which took off in earnest on Sunday, April 26th, had over 200 beneficiaries.
Speaking on the occasion, EPIA President, Dr Bishop Omogiade E Edokpolo hinted that the next port of call will be Edo Central.
He also commended Edo Indigenes chapters across the globe, with special mention of Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.
“I want to specially thank Dr Brown Osemwegie, our North American Coordinator, Mr Ehigie Omoruyi (Coordinator in Ireland) and his Assistant, Miss Cynthia Idenudia, and the Maryland (United States) Coordinator, Mr Lugard Edokpayi.
“Others include Mr Osaigie Didia (Canada), our chairman, Welfare and Food Bank Committee, Mr Ken Usenbor in London, England.
“I also want to use this opportunity to announce that our next destination is Evbohimwin in Edo Central. We are introducing the last mile solutions by starting development from the rural to the urban area. Let’s begin with the poor before the middle class”, he reiterated.