Second batch of relief materials distribution to the vulnerable has commenced in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, to further cushion the negative effects of lockdown.
Addressing pressmen during the distribution in Ayetoro, the Transition Chairman of the Council area, who is also the Chairman, Distribution Committee, Hon. David Bankole charged the committee members to be transparent during the distribution exercise.
Represented by the Transition Secretary (SLG), Mrs. Docass Adediran, Hon. Bankole, commended Governor Dapo Abiodun for redeeming his promise to support the needy, the aged, the vulnerable, widows, as well as the physically challenged, while the COVID-19 lockdown lasts.
He pointed out that stakeholders involved in the distribution comprises; clergymen, representatives of market people, Baales, Community Development Committee, as well as government officials, urging them to ensure the relief items get to intended beneficiaries.
A member of the Committee, the Iyaloja of Yewa land, Alhaja Yemisi Abass, applauded residents for obeying the stay at home order by the federal government, charging them to always adhere to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) preventive measures against the pandemic.
On behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Jimoh Fagbemi, Mrs. Funmilayo Faleye and Victoria Oladokun thanked the state government for the kind gesture.