LOCKDOWN: MAPOLY Alumni Donates Foodstuff To Ojere Communities - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, May 8, 2020

LOCKDOWN: MAPOLY Alumni Donates Foodstuff To Ojere Communities

The Alumni association with MAPOLY management presenting the items to the villagers
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - As part of its contribution to support government initiatives on COVID-19, Alumni of Moshood Abiola Polythenic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun state on Friday donated foodstuff to Ojere community and its adjoining villages.

The foodstuff, as observed by THE ENCOUNTER NEWS, consists of Six bags of rice, six bags of Beans, 50 cartoon of noodles, hand sanitizers and nose masks. 

Presenting the food items to the representatives of the three villages, which are; Agejo, Adekanbi and Agbadu, the national president, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Alumni Association, Alhaji Hakeem Ayoade said the gesture was aimed at alleviating the challenges of the lockdown on the vulnerable in Ojere Community.

Ayoade urged the village representatives to ensure that the relief package are distributed among the aged in the community.
Members of Agejo and Adekanbi villages taking delivery of their relief package
The Alumni president noted that, the donation was drawn from personal contribution of members of the association. 

He noted that, maintaining personal hygiene and using of hand sanitizer without providing stomach infrastructure for the people will frustrate the effort of the government in combating the spread of the pandemic. 

Also speaking, the Rector, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Dr. Adeoye Odedeji expressed gratitude to the old students for paying back to the host community. 

Odedeji called other members of the association to imitate the gesture by coming back to give back to the host community of the 41year-old institution. 

He also called on other donors to consider the rural dwellers because the people's livelihood depend on the rural dwellers who are mostly farmers. 

Speaking on behalf of the villages, Elder Michael Ayinla Bamgbose thanked the old students for remembering them in this hard times.

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