Lockdown Stimulus Package: Finance Commissioner, Dapo Okubadejo Extends Food ltems, Sanitizers to his Communities - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Lockdown Stimulus Package: Finance Commissioner, Dapo Okubadejo Extends Food ltems, Sanitizers to his Communities

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In line with the stimulus package provided by the  Ogun State government to cushion the effects of the lockdown order, the Commissioner for Finance and Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo has extended 150 bags of 50kg Rice to  ljebu-Ode, Odogbolu and ljebu North East, while  20 cartons of 240 bottles of Hand sanitizers, 20 bags of 100kg Beans, 60 Big bags of Garri and three cows were distributed to his communities. 
 


    
Handing over the relief materials to both  indigents of Oloja–Bara, Oke-nla, Arowolo, Imoru and Ondo road Communities in Ijebu Ode Local Government, the Commissioner, who was represented by Hon.( Engnr.) Olugbile,  the Chairman of Ijebu-Ode Local Government, said the relief materials were parts of his contribution to the State Government’s efforts in containing the spread of Covid -19 in the State.


   
“It is our collective responsibility to help and support the government in its fight against coronavirus, by keeping distance in social gathering, washing our hands frequently, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth and also practicing respiratory hygiene. More importantly,  to support the poor and vulnerable people in the society”, he noted.
       
   
He said the present administration led by Prince Dapo Abiodun  was committed to the overall well-being of the people by providing relief materials across the 20 local government areas of the State, disinfection,  fumigation of public places and provision of hand sanitizers.
   
Iln his response, Chairman of Ijebu North East Local Government, Hon. Segun Odunola, appreciated the donor for the kind gesture, saying the relief materials would be judiciously deployed to the less privileged, aged, poor and other vulnerable in the local governments.
He urged the people to be orderly, calm, and patience with the officials of the State and Local Governments, noting that the relief package would go a long way in complimenting state government’s contribution. 
       
While commending the donor during the house to house distribution, the Oloritun Bara of Itun Bara Isoku, Chief Bisiriyi Odukoya called on other humanitarian indigenes of the State to emulate the gesture of the donor, noting that with kind- hearted spirit and love, corona virus would be wiped out.

Also Speaking, one of the beneficiaries from Imoru, Mrs. Monsurat Asimo said the palliatives measures would soften their economic hardship during the lock-down, calling on the people to adhere strictly with measures put in place by the government to forestall spread of the virus.