The Chairman, Transition Committee, Abeokuta South Local Government, Hon Ayodeji Shomide has applauded Ogun State Government Prince Dapo Abiodun for the food items and relief materials distributed to vulnerable and indigent in the Council Area, a gesture aimed at reducing the effect of the ongoing lockdown in Ogun State.
He said, premium has been placed on how the relief materials would be shared for different areas within the Council Area and this has been observed by the Committee set up for this purpose.
In a chat with news men, Shomide stated that ‘I had set up a Committee in my Local Government and that body comprised myself as the Chairman, the elected members of the State House of Assembly representing Abeokuta South constituency 1, Hon.Yusuff Adejojo and Hon. Adeyemi of Abeokuta South constituency II, and other stakeholders as outlined in directive Governor Abiodun with a core mandate to get the relief materials mainly to the poor and most vulnerable in the Council Area, and so far, the Committee has ensured that none of the materials was given to a group of people but identified vulnerable people within our communities.”
In the same vein, Hon. Shomide and the members of the Transition Committe as well as the Permanent Secretary, House of Assembly Commission, Mr. Jonathan Onajobi were also in attendance at Kuto Market during the flag off of fumigation exercise conducted by the Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation personnel in the Local Government in conjunction with Ogun State Ministry of Environment and Federal Fire Services to combat the deadly COVID-19.
Hon.Shomide also addressed traders at the event to abide by the Stay at Home directives of Ogun State Government at this uncertain time.