Inukan Development Forum (IDF) on Saturday distributed food items to the people of Ajia community in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, in its bid to complement the efforts of the state government in providing succour for the people amid the battle against coronavirus pandemic.
The president of the group, Mr Sunday Gbenjo, led other members to Pa Olatubosun Makinde Hall in Ajia, where the relief items were distributed to 235 villages.
He said the programme, tagged ‘We care project’ was aimed at distributing relief materials to the elderly in the community due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
According to him, Inukan Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has about 235 villages across eight major locations which include Ajia, Badeku, Ojoku, Gbada-Effon, Gbeleti, Fada, Laduntan, Ogbere and its environs.
Gbenjo urged members of the community to comply with all the relevant health instructions on COVID-19 pandemic.
“At this critical period, we need to avoid large gathering that is more than 10 people and no social activities and we must always maintain the regulated two-metre social distancing,” he said.
Meanwhile, the beneficiaries have lauded IDF for the gesture and urged them to do more for the community so as to complement the efforts of Governor Seyi Makinde-administration.Also, the chairman of Inukan LCDA, Mr Adekunle Balogun, commended the group for alleviating the plight of people in the community.
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