The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Abeokuta South Local Government, Mr Ayo Shomide has provided stimulus packages to alleviate the pressure of Covid-19 lockdown pressure on constituents of the local government.
While speaking with the press during the distribution at the Local government secretariat at Ake, the chairman stated that the gesture is for the people to know how important they are to his administration.
In his words, ”This is just a kind gesture for the people of Abeokuta South local government to know how important they are to us.”
“We open this food bank. We receive support from notable people within Abeokuta South local government, which include the Alake Of Egba Land , Balogun Of Egba Lañd, Seriki Of Egba land, Chief Dr Majekodunmi and lots of people donated to us.
“And in line with this, we just want to give out to our people because we know it’s not going to be easy for them to sit at home at this period without having anything to eat.
“In the process while we have been going out to sensitize them, they have been asking us what they are going to eat. The State government have tried and we are ready to give out the relief material in terms of food to the citizens of Ogun State in general which Abeokuta South local government is going to be a beneficiary of this programme by the state government.
“But before this would commence tomorrow, we just want to prove to our people and show them that we are ready and concerned about them.That is why Abeokuta South Local government have decided to complement what the State government is doing”, he concluded.
He however emphasized that the distribution is not just for party members, but to the good people of Ogun State.
“We are doing it per household , we are giving to families, not to party, not to society and not to association , we are giving it to family household within Ogun State”, he assured.
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