Ogun First Lady celebrates easter with children, distributes relief items to widows


Children as a component part of a family are also not insulated from the attendant socioeconomic limitations brought about by the lockdown over the corona virus pandemic.

In this respect, the Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has deemed it fit to reach out to them in the distribution of palliatives to cushion the effect of the lockdown and has distributed noodles, biscuits, juice, exercise books, lunch boxes and school bags among other items to them across the 20 Local Government Areas of the State.

During the visit of her team to the residence of Master Segun Olutokun an Eleven year old boy in Oke Ilewo, Abeokuta, Mrs. Abiodun represented by the wife of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mrs. Omolola Osota presented the gifts to the beneficiary who expressed surprise at the gesture.

The team was also at the residences of Miss Modupe Kayode, 10, of Itunsoko, Ilisan, Ikenne Local Government Area and Master IleriOluwa Sosanya, 11, of Agaro, Isara, Remo North Local Government Area to present the same items on behalf of Mrs. Abiodun.

The presentation of gifts to the children was ostensibly carried out by Mrs. Abiodun in recognition of the Easter Season.

 All the places visited, the children as well as their parents expressed surprise at the presence of the team of the First Lady at their residences and were full of appreciation to her and prayed for the success of the present administration.

The 20 Local Government Areas of the State were also not left out as Chairpersons of the various Local Government Areas were given quantities of the packaged items for distribution to children in their local governments.

Meanwhile, the wife of the Governor of Ogun state, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has distributed relief items to Widow Groups registered with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.

Receiving the relief items on behalf of the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development for the groups, the Director, Women Empowerment Services, Mrs. Bolanle Fadairo lauded the efforts of Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun at ameliorating the hardships faced by women particularly widows in the state praying that God would continue to use her to impact more lives in the state.

The representatives of the groups which included Pillar of Life Widows Foundation and NASFAT Widows Foundation, Abeokuta Branch among others unanimously appreciated Mrs. Abiodun for always caring for their needs and particularly remembering them at the period of the lockdown.

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