One of the foremost Egba Clubs, Egba Inner Circle, as part of its efforts to help curb the spread of the Covid19, has donated face masks to the Egba Paramount Monarch at the Ake Palace on Friday, 3rd July, 2020.
Speaking on behalf of the President of the Club, Alhaji Salawu, the Vice President, Alhaji Faruk Adeniyi Akintunde, noted that the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, the Club’s Grand Patron, had been coordinating many Egba Groups and individuals as well as Business Organizations, to help stem the spread of the Coronavirus by donating relief materials which would eventually relieve people of the lockdown in the State.
Alhaji Faruk Adeniyi Akintunde further told the Alake that it was for this reason that the Club had decided to support the Egba Monarch by donating face masks for further distribution to residents in Egbaland.
Alhaji Faruk also disclosed that it was the social responsibility of the Club to aid the people especially during challenging times like this.
He further appealed to the people to continue to use the face masks and obey the Health directives of the government, so as to avoid contacting and spreading the deadly virus.
In his response, the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, while receiving the Club, stated that it was the patriotic and social responsibility of the Egbas as well as their friends and residents to always be supportive and mindful of their immediate environments.
Oba Gbadebo said he was not surprised that the Egba Inner Circle had once again lived up to its billings as a foremost Egba Club by this commendable action, urging the members to uphold their sacrifice and services to humanity.
Oba Gbadebo appreciated the Group for the donations, assuring them that the face masks would be distributed to the people immediately for prevention of contacting and spreading of corona virus.
The Egba Inner Circle members present at the occasion included, Alhaji (Chief) Farouk Adeniyi Akintunde, the Vice President of the Club and the BadaAsojuOba of Egbaland, Chief Wole Odekunle, Chief Nureni Ogunjobi the Club’s secretary, Hon. Gbenga Babatunde, the Assistant Secretary, Deacon Taiwo Odekunle, the Club’s Social secretary, and Mr Yinka Oseni.