The Chief Executive Officer of Cybernetics Oil Nigeria Limited, Mr. Andy Isichei, has provided food items as palliatives to his hometown, Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The items distributed include 50 cartons of tin tomatoes, 29 cartons of sugar, 90 bags salt, 90 cartons of sugar, 450 bags of 10kg rice, 45 bags 100kg beans and 90 cartons of vegetable oil.
The food items were distributed over the weekend to the 20 quarters in the community through their representatives
Isichei, a former managing director of National Clearing and Forwarding Agency (NACFA), said he was impressed by the act of kindness exhibited by Hon. Joan Onyemaechi Mrakpor and other public office holders from the community.
Speaking through Mr. Fidelis Utomi who presented the goods on his behalf, Isichei said he feels the discomfort his kinsmen have had to deal with since the nationwide lockdown was imposed to check the spread of Coronavirus.
He stated, however, that the restriction in movement was imperative to protect the people from the pandemic.
“Covid 19 has no cure yet, so we must not drop our guard even with the partial lifting of the lockdown. We must continue to observe all the protocols recommended by government and health authorities for preventing the spread of the virus,” Isichei said.
Receiving the items on behalf of the community, Comrade Jones Ofunne, president general of Ubulu-Uku Development Council (UDC), thanked Isichei for his gesture. Recalling that the Cybernetics boss has always identified with the developmental needs of the community, Ofunne said the palliatives will go a long way in alleviating the distress his people have had to contend with since the lockdown was imposed.
Also speaking, Mr. Peter Okocha who represented Akwu quarters, prayed for more breakthroughs for the Ubulu-Uku born business man.
“We have nothing much to say but thank you. We pray for more prosperity for our brother Andy.”
On is part, Mr. Samuel Nwosei, who represented Isho quarters said Isichei has always come to the aid of his people in the past, urging him to continue to advance the interests of the community.
Mr. Andy Isichei is currently the CEO of Cybernetics. His resume is given below.
He was chief executive of NACFA, a federal parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Transport, from 1999 -2006.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Rivers State as well as an M.Sc. in Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University, the United Kingdom. In 1992, he was awarded a certificate in Crude Oil, Gas Accounting and Taxation from the University of Texas.
He has received extensive accolades and recommendations by the Nigerian public and reputable international organisations for his remarkable leadership qualities. He was awarded “Most Valuable Maritime Director” in 2001 and has also been honoured by way of commendation from the Federal Executive Council in December, 2000.
Mr. Isichei was conferred with Dr Kwame Nkrumah African Leadership Award for excellence by the Dr. Nkrumah Foundation and West African International Magazine, Ghana in September, 2003.
He is a product of the Lagos Business School (CEP. 10), IESE Business School Barcelona, Spain and Harvard Business School Boston, USA.