………applauds President Tinubu,Governor Abiodun.
The Chairman Abeokuta North Local Government, Prince Adebayo Ayorinde has appreciated the efforts of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu,(GCFR) and Prince Dapo Abiodun, CON, Executive Governor of Ogun State,for their sensitivity and divine wisdom in introducing a timely measures to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal through the provision of palliatives to all citizens of Nigeria and ensuring the dividends of democracy during this turbulent time cut across people at the grassroots.
The Chairman made this recommendation during the inauguration of Local Government Palliative Committee of the Council Area, held on Wednesday 13th Sept, 2023, at the Local Government Legislative Chamber, Akomoje.
Ayorinde implored all members of the palliative Committee chosen based on integrity and credibility to distribute these palliative materials/ items evenly to all nooks and crannies of the Local Government Area,especially to the aged,vulnerable and unemployed.
The Council boss therefore,urged the Committee members to execute the task given to them without prejudice or bias against people regardless of their political affiliations, ethnicity or religious belief. He equally thanked the people for their doggedness and understanding since the introduction of fuel subsidy removal in May 2023,while assuring this phase would surely pass and we shall have reasons to thank God.
Mrs Oyindamola Oyelese,representative of Ogun State Central Working Committee (CWC) charged the Committee members to distribute the palliatives to the needy with adequate feedback by collating the lists of the recipients respectively.
Moreover, Princess Ronke Ogunremi also representing (CWC) stressed that the palliatives were not meant for the wealthy ones nor certain ethnic group, but for the less privileged. She enjoined the Committee to adopt the best method that will not be bias in their assignment.
Speaking on behalf of the Committee, the Secretary to the Local Government, Hon.Kabiru Odusiji promised that the Committee will carry out the assignment without discrimination but rather do the job as entrusted by the Federal government in distributing the palliatives to all categories of beneficiaries as mandated by the Government.
Members of the Committee include: Prince Adebayo Ayorinde (LG Chairman), Alhaja Faida Akintunde Sarumi, APC Party Chairman Abeokuta North (Interest Groups), Prince Tunde Tella (MHA), Hon.Kabiru Odusiji (SLG), Hon.Sanni Sikiru( Leader of the House) Dr.Wale Bello(Former Glo), Hon.Tajudeen lshola (Former Glo), Apostle Peter Adeniji (CDC), Comrade Usman Olamilekan (CDC), Pastor M.O Bamigboye (CAN), Musiliudeen Adigun Rufai ( League of lmams), Mr Adeyinka Rasheed Babatunde (baale lgu Ajo reps baales), lya Loja ltoshi (Market Women), Akewugberu Mujeeb (NYCN,Youth Reps)
Others were;Princes Ronke Ogunremi and Mrs Oyindamola Oyelese both representing Ogun State Central Working Committee.
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Abeokuta North Local Govt.