Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Queen Mercy Atang donates food items, school materials to women and children

Queen Mercy Atang donates food items, school materials to women and children

The Akwa Ibom born Ms World International Classic, 2017 Queen Mercy Atang has donated school materials, wrappers and food items to the children and women of Eket LGA of Akwa Ibom State through her pet project, Ibom Smile Campaign. 

Presenting the items at Eket Local Government Council Hall recently, Queen Mercy Atang charged the recipients to make use of the items judiciously so as to enable them benefits more from the campaign. 

She thanked the people of Eket LGA and Akwa Ibom State at large for standing by her in prayers and support during the contest of Ms World International Classic in Florida, United States of America. 

Queen Mercy Atang who is a graduate of TAISAN University, Anambra State told her community leaders that God began to bless her pageantry when she contested and won the Face of Democracy, Southern Nigeria 2013 in Abuja and Miss Nigeria International Classic, 2015 in Lagos State, before moving onto contest at a global level. 

She used the medium to appeal to parents to encourage their children’s inner talents, adding that a combination of talent with formal or informal Education will put them in world record. 

The Paramount Ruler’s Wife, Obongawan Mandu ECD Abia in her appreciation commended the Queen for starting her pet project from home and prayed God to guide her throughout her tenure.

Honourable Grace Ntuk who was playing a supporting role for Queen Atang, appreciated the people of Eket for turning out en-masse to cheer the occasion, but charged that, the support she is witnessing should continue in years to come for a better projection of the Queen’s pet project. 

Present at the event were the wife of the  Paramount Ruler of Eket, Obongawan Mandu ECD Abia, Manager Akwa Savings  and Loan Ltd, Eket Branch, Madam Joy Abakasanga, Father and Mother of the Queen, Mr. & Mrs. Atang, Women Leaders from various organizations & groups as well as other Dignitaries. 

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