Renowned musician, Innocent Idia, popularly known as
Tuface, has donated assorted relief materials to Internally
Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Makurdi.
, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Ann Idia and his friends,
made the donation on Tuesday.
He said that his prompt response to the plight of the
displaced persons was to let them know that he, his family
and friends were solidly behind them.
“The gesture is aimed at giving hope to the displaced
persons and to ameliorate their hardship,” he said.
He assured the displaced persons that he and his friends
would send more relief materials to them to cushion their
While urging the IDPs not to loose hope, Idia promised that
they would not be forsaken by individuals, groups and the
The Wife to the Benue Governor, Mrs Eunice Ortom,
commended Idia for coming to the aid of the displaced
She said that the state was proud of him for the
humanitarian assistance he had been rendering to people
across the globe.
She said that the materials donated by him and others
would help to ameliorate the sufferings and bring succour
to the IDPs.
Ortom also expressed appreciation to other individuals,
corporate organizations and government, who donated
relief materials to the displaced persons.
She noted that the gesture was demonstration of love and
concern for the displaced persons.
A representative of Fidelity Bank, Mr Emmanuel Aduku, said
the bank had donated relief materials worth N1 million to
alleviate the sufferings of the IDPs.