.As community distributes palliatives
The Ohoro of Shaoland, Alhaji Dr. Bamigbele Adegbite has praised the ingenuity of the present administration in the state led by Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq in its handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Speaking on Wednesday while inspecting food stuffs to be distributed as palliatives to community members, the traditional ruler also praised members of Shao Community Development Association for stepping in to alleviate the suffering of the people.
He noted that the outbreak of the coronavirus has tested the resolve of the people and he expressed joy that, “We have continued to remain strong and united even in this trying times.”
Earlier, the Chairman of the occasion, Architect Ayo Bello had also appreciated the efforts of the youths of the ancient town in their resolve to move the community forward. He urged the people of the community, especially political aspirants in the community, to work together for the growth of the community.
He explained that the distribution of the palliatives had been carefully thought of to further cushion the effects of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that the palliatives will go a long way in helping the people.
He thanked the Ohoro and his chiefs for their support and for finding time to witness the distribution of the palliatives.
On his own part, the chairman of the Palliative committee, Elder Emmanuel Adebara gave a detailed breakdown of how the palliatives would be shared among the villages within the community.
He assured that no member of the community will be left behind in the distribution of the palliatives as they have drawn a transparent plan in ensuring that everybody that is entitled to the palliatives have access to it.
Speaking with journalists during the distribution, the Oba Alaa Obarisa ati Asa of Kwara state, HSH Obalowu Omotayo Jagun lauded the traditional ruler, his chiefs and members of Shao Community Development Association for the initiative stressing that, “We have shown the world that we are self-sufficient and not beggars. This development will further bind us together as a community and I’m so happy about this.”
News Hub Mag! reports that grains like rice, garri, beans and others were distributed to members of the community