GOVERNOR MAKINDE’S AIDE DISTRIBUTES RELIEF MATERIALS TO EGBEDA RESIDENTS
As part of efforts to cushion the effects of the sit at home order over the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the Special Assistant to Governor Seyi Makinde on Youth and Sports, Hon Kazeem Bolarinwa, on Monday, distributed relief materials to the elderly and youths in his Local Government, Egbeda, Oyo State.
Distributing the food items to about 250 households and underprivileged in the Local Government, Bolarinwa, said the gesture was to ameliorate the difficulties forced on the people by the COVID-19, saying the development has affected the people without social advantage.
The Governor aide, said he decided to donate to the old and young people today because, “they are vulnerable people who cannot struggle to eat even before this lockdown period, hence, I decided to reach out to them as my widows mite.”
Speaking with GOALPOACHER NEWS, Hon Bolarinwa, called on the affluent citizens within the state to donate food items to the less privileged in the state to cushion the economic effect of coronavirus on them.
According to him, the donation will go a long way in cushioning the economic and other social effects of coronavirus on them and put a smile on their faces.
He stressed the need for the people to adhere strictly to the state government’s directives to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state and commended them for being law-abiding in obeying the restriction order and ban on events that involve more than ten persons to safeguard their lives.
Items distributed include,
Rice, Beans, Garri, Spaghetti, wheat flours, Salt, Sanitisers and face masks. The beneficiaries got all the items distributed while Security Operatives were on ground to coordinate peoples activities in order not to flout the social distancing and gathering order.
Some other groups that benefited from Kazeem Bolarinwa’s palliatives include, the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter, Egbeda Youth Council, Ogo Oluwa Community, Deliver Oyo, ARSOYOC and UYO.