COVID-19: Governor Makinde Distributes Palliatives In Ibadan.

 COVID-19: Governor Makinde Distributes Palliatives In Ibadan.

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has continued the distribution of palliatives to poorest of the poor in Ibadan metropolis.

Engr Makinde, while distributing the palliatives, promised that the State Government would equally provide some palliatives to 10,000 Farmers to aid food security.

Governor Makinde, who conducted a symbolic distribution to households in Oke Ado, Foko, Oja-Oba and Oranyan areas within the metropolis on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, noted that the Government would continue to support the vulnerable.

According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, said the effort was in continuation of the distribution of palliatives to 90,000 households earlier kickstarted in Ibarapa zone.

The Executive Adviser to the Governor on Agribusiness, Dr Debo Akande, said the distribution of palliatives in Ibadan marked the final stage of the first batch of the exercise.

Dr Akande maintained that with the distribution of palliatives in Ibadan concluding the first phase, the Government has provided support to 90,000 households across board, adding that the State will equally embark on the distribution of palliatives to 30,000 vulnerables and special interests in the society.

ATINUKE SEUN-IGE

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