Forum distributes palliatives to 235 villages in Ibadan

 

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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