The Executive Chairman of Oriade Local Council Development Area,Hon Ramotalai Akinlola-Hassan and residents of the council have showered encomiums on the Governor of Lagos State,Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu for the free food Items distributed to them on his behalf, by the council,on Saturday,6th April,2024.

During the distribution exercise which took place at the premises of Satellite Nursery and Primary School, Ijegun-Egba, an elated Hon Akinlola-Hassan commended Governor Sanwo-Olu for the kind gesture to Lagosians across the 20 local governments and 37 local councils development areas, adding that the distribution of food palliatives to needy Lagosians will go a long way in alleviating the hardship being presently experienced by them, as a result of removal of fuel subsidy by the federal government.

The council chairman added that her administration has been complimenting the Federal and Lagos state governments in the collective effort to give succor to the less privileged.

In her words, ” I have been given attention to the welfare of people in Oriade council since I assumed office almost seven years ago”.She continued, ” In July last year, our administration gave out 50,000 naira cash palliative to each of 250 people residing in Oriade and, in December,2023,we disbursed 25,000 naira cash palliative to each of 1000 residents of Oriade”.

” On Monday,8th April,2024, another 1200 residents will be given 25,000 naira cash palliative each,by our administration,as part of our efforts to make life comfortable and meaningful for our people”, Hon Akinlola-Hassan submitted.

In addition to the 5kg bag of Semovita given to each of the over 1500 residents at the event, Hon Akinlola-Hassan also distributed 6 yards of ankara fabric to each of the 1500 beneficiaries.

She urged Nigerians to be patient with President. Tinubu’s administration and continue to pray for him and other political leaders to succeed in their agenda to make Nigeria a better place to live in for all citizens.

The council chairman added that the next edition of her administration’s quarterly disbursement of 25,000 naira cash palliativve to residents will be held in July, after the second edition would have been held next Monday.

Hon Akinlola-Hassan explained that the 1,500 beneficiaries of the food palliative were selected across the seven wards of Oriade council,100 people, each from the seven wards,while the remaining 800 beneficiaries were selected from community development associations, religious bodies,market association, the physically challenged people, widows, the Ndigbo,South South and Arewa groups, artisans, pensioners and members of the two main opposition political parties,Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Labour Party(L.P).

Some of the beneficiaries of the Lagos State Government Food Palliative Scheme, who were in attendance at the event,paid glowing tributes to Governor Sanwo-Olu for having their interest uppermost in his heart.They prayed for his administration success.

The successful exercise was attended by All Progressive Congress (APC) stalwarts in Oriade, elected councillors, Secretary to the council, Alhaji Rasak Olojede, Supervisors, the council manager, Builder Akitoye Babatunde, the council treasurer, Mr Olugbuyi Babatunde and Head of the council’s public affairs unit, Chief Rabiu Hassan.

Public Affairs Unit
Oriade LCDA

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