However, despite the grieving moment for the Eket family, Hon. Archibong who is also the National Financial Secretary of ALGON doled out the sum of N.4m for the immediate surgery and re-integration of Emmanuel.
The surgery according to Elizabeth was successfully carried out at Mercy Hospital in Abak LGA of the state.
It was also made it known that due to the severity of the ailment and the fast spread of the cancer, Emmanuel is hospitalised for administration of chemotherapy routines.
The Non-Governmental Organization, Child’s Right And Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) through it’s founder, Mr. Samuel Itauma, in their appreciation on the benevolence of Eket Council boss, Mr. Archibong, described him a responsive leader, who feels the pulse of the people and profer panacea for a healthy society.
Mr. Itauma buttressed that there is no better form of impacting on the masses than contributing to the well being of the populace for enhancement of good health of the people which is the wealth of the society.
The Organisation further posited that “When a leader invest in education, health and job creation then you can confidently say you have a leader and Frank Archibong is one of them”.
Mr. Itauma also called for Partnership from government agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations to further aid in protecting child’s rights and to encourage a better living for children under their watch.
The Child’s Right and Rehabilitation Network, founded in 2003 with a mission to reduce the alarming rate of street abandoned children and ensuring their rehabilitation and reintegration into the society, has aided in changing the stories of many Nigerian children.