- Lagos senator, Adeola, has donated N50m cash palliatives to constituents
- The donation would be distributed across the 10 local government areas and 18 local council development areas of the senatorial district
- According to the lawmaker, the gesture is to complement the efforts of the Lagos state government
As the COVID-19 lockdown in Lagos state continues, Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC Lagos-West) has donated N50 million cash for distribution among his constituents as part of relief measures.
Adeola is also the chairman, Senate Committee on Finance.
In a statement by his media adviser, Chief Kayode Odunaro and made available to newsmen on Tuesday, April 7, in Abuja, the donation would be distributed across the 10 local government areas and 18 local council development areas of the senatorial district.
According to the lawmaker, the gesture is to complement the efforts of the Lagos state government under Babajide Sanwo-Olu in ameliorating the hardship and inconveniences of the COVID- 19 lockdown.
He further advised that as much as possible, Lagosians should abide by all precautionary measures by the government to contain and eliminate the pandemic, especially social distancing.
”In addition to all measures taken by the National Assembly as donation and palliative towards the fight against COVID-19, I deem it fit to go a step further in view of the huge population of the district and the many poor and vulnerable constituents.
“I urge my constituents to see the donation as my contribution to lessening the inconveniences of the lockdown with a view to returning of normalcy soon,” Adeola stated.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that a Nigerian identified as Ambassador Shola Agboola has joined other Nigerians distributing relief materials to people amid coronavirus lockdown.
Ambassador Agboola made the kind gesture in his hometown of Ila-Orangun in Osun state, where he donated to the elderly ones and widows. He took to his Facebook page to share the humanitarian work and shared pictures.
The ambassador wrote: "Givers never lack!! Awesome work and great idea from the amazing Ambassador Shola Agboola (SAGA). As he embarked in stretching out his hands by reaching the elderly ones and widows in his home town at Ila-Orangun in Osun state.
"This is a lesson from good leader..."
In other news, a lady identified as Reea Rodney has shared a harrowing experience about how she is struggling to survive after testing positive for the deadly COVID-19.
She revealed that she has been sick for eight days. Reea revealed via social media that she tested positive for the COVID-19 and asked for reinforcement through prayers for a speedy recovery.
After being in the hospital for eight days, she noted that she needs all the support she can get.
"I have been in the hospital for the past five days now battling against COVID-19, severe viral pneumonia and a small pulmonary embolis," Reea said.
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