Rural Dwellers in Yewa North Local Government Area were excited as Ogun State Government began the distribution of relief materials across communities in the Council Area, in continuation of its resolve to ensure that the relief materials gets to the targeted members of the public
The State Commissioner for Housing, Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi, while flagging off the distribution of relief materials, maintained that the packages were for the aged and the underprivileged, to alleviate the hardship that could be generated by the lockdown order to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the State, imploring the palliative distribution committee not to discriminate during the sharing of the food packages.
Omoniyi noted that the 2,750 stimulus packages were delivered for the Local Government, as the first tranche, with a view to distribute 250 packages per ward in the area, advising the people to continue to observe all the precautionary measures and directives laid down by the government while praying for the quick eradication of the pandemic.
In his remark, the Transition Chairman in the Council area, who is also the Chairman Palliative Distribution Committee, Hon. David Bankole, thanked the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for providing the food packages to the people of the State, assuring that that the items would be distributed without preference to anybody.
Contributing, the Permanent Secretary, ministry of Finance, Mr. Hassan Adekunle, while lauding the gesture to support the less privilege at this period of lockdown, implored the people against passing wrong information as regard the distribution on the social media, saying they should rather, appreciate government’s efforts.
In his reaction at his palace in Ayetoro, the Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba AbdulAzees Adelakun, commended the efforts of Governor Abiodun at ensuring wellbeing of the people in the State and prayed for his success in office.
On her part, the Iyaloja of Yewa land, Alhaja Anifat Abass, appreciated Governor Abiodun for the idea of the stimulus package, which she noted would serve as relief to many households.
In their separate responses, some of the beneficiaries, Pa Adelakun Moses from Ilogun, alagba Dauda Rufai of Sala, Mrs. Abeke Fasola, Imooto and Mr. Ifa Oladipupo of Igbogila, appreciated the Governor for remembering the aged and less privilege in the society and ensuring the relief materials get to them.