Lockdown: Respite As Abiodun Donates Foodstuff To Stranded Students - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Monday, April 20, 2020

Lockdown: Respite As Abiodun Donates Foodstuff To Stranded Students

Governor Abiodun
Adenike Sanusi
ABEOKUTA - Respite has come the way of Ogun state students, as the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun donated food items to the stranded students of state-owned Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Saapade following the shutdown of schools to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.

The gesture was done through the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student Matters, Comrade Azeez Adeyemi.

Speaking to journalists after the donation at Saapade, Governor Abiodun noted that the relief materials distributed to the students included rice, noodles, Semovita and drinks.

The Governor said his administration would continue to do everything within its power to improve the welfare of people of the State.

The beneficiaries were given the relief materials at their various houses in Remo North Local Government Area of the State, where the institution is located.
SA on Students Matters to Governor Abiodun, Mr. Azeez Adeyemi presenting the foodstuff to one of the beneficiaries
He said that it was important to listen to the plea of Nigerian students and show them love at such a critical period.

Governor Abiodun implored the students and all residents of the State to join hands with his administration in the fight to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

“The State government will continue to do all realistically possible within our strength to cater for Nigerian students In Ogun state,” he said.

He explained that no nation could survive without having the supports of the youths, majorly Nigerian students, whom the country’s statistics revealed were over 70 per cent of the country’s population.

The Governor noted that the distribution of relief materials meant for the vulnerable citizens was still ongoing and it would continue.

He urged the people of the state to continue to obey government directives, saying that it was important to follow instructions in order to avoid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

He advised the people to continue to maintain personal hygiene and follow all laid down rules and regulations.

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