- The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has donated fumigation drones to the Ogun state government
- The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, who received the donated equipment, thanked the traditional ruler for the gesture
- Abiodun commended the Ooni for supporting efforts of the Ogun state government to contain the spread of COVID-19
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday, April 29, donated fumigation drones to the Ogun state government.
The traditional leader was received by the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, who thanked the traditional ruler for the gesture.
The governor commended the traditional ruler for supporting efforts of the Ogun state government to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Abiodun said he was impressed that the drones were locally made. He disclosed that the state was embarking on palliatives to many citizens residing in the state.
The governor stated that his administration was planning to provide palliatives to 20,000 youths across 20 local governments in the state.
In another news report, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, gave the Lagos government three locally made motorized fumigators in the fight against the pandemic in the state.
Added to those is a large drone sprinkler that could be used for wide aerial fumigation.
He did the formal presentation of the donations to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. During the presentation, the monarch said that he was inspired to give because of the great ways world leaders have been dealing with the deadly virus, VON reports.
The Ooni of Ife also said that the locally made pieces of equipment are eco-friendly because of how their materials were sourced.
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Oba Enitan added that Lagos being the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria needs all the support it can get.
The governor, on the other hand, commended the king for his support. Sanwo-Olu said that to beat the virus, everybody would have to come together and deal with the deadly disease collectively.
Meanwhile, the Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has said that he will devote the rest of his life to charity and service to humanity.
According to a statement to Legit.ng, the Yoruba leader will be celebrating his birthday on Thursday, April 30, a day he said he would also dedicate to God.
He said that those from the southwest would start seeing the positive results of his initiatives that would create values for them.
He added that in nation-building, the interest of the people must be placed before other things, stressing the need for justice and social equality.
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