COVID-19: Governor Abiodun Commends Amosun, Odebiyi, Others Over Donations To Ogun Govt - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Monday, April 6, 2020

COVID-19: Governor Abiodun Commends Amosun, Odebiyi, Others Over Donations To Ogun Govt

Governor Abiodun
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - The Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has commended his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and Senator representing Ogun West senatorial district, Tolu Odebiyi for their financial contributions towards curtailing the spread of coronavirus disease. 

Abiodun made the commendation on Sunday at a press conference held at his Iperu-Remo private residence in Ikenne local government area of Ogun state. 

The governor noted that, their individual donation was helpful in combating the pandemic in the state. 

He equally appreciated other donors which include, Kessington Adebutu, Anglican Communion, Tony Elumelu,  Baptist Convention and those who have sent cash donations using the USSD from the N950 to the N2,000.

"Let me start by commending all the residents of Ogun State for their cooperation, understanding and compliance with the stay at home order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic and came into effect on Friday. Your sacrifice in the cause of protecting ourselves and our state from the dreaded virus is in the interest of all of us and is greatly appreciated.

"We want to particularly thank all those who have donated to this cause in cash and in kind Winners, Indomie, Honeywell, Kessington Adebutu, Dangote, Archbishop Fape/Anglican Communion, Leadway, FCMB, Tony Elumelu, Baptist Convention, Fidson Pharmaceuticals, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Senator Tolu Odebiyi and all those who have sent cash donations using our USSD from the N950 to the  N2,000 it all adds up and we are very grateful."

The Governor also announced two new positive cases of coronavirus in the state.

The Governor said the two new cases was not part of the contacts of first index case in the state, disclosing that the total cases in the state has now reach six. 

He revealed that the two patients have been isolated in the state isolation centre. 

Abiodun said one was discovered at Obafemi Owode local government and Yewa South local council, revealing that the patients does not have recent travel history.

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