By Alegbejo Jacob
As part of measures to stop the ravage Coronavirus and as well redeem suffering being face by the people, Barrister David Shola Ayedogbon (Charvid) Donated Food Items to Ayegunle Gbede and Iluafon Gbede Communities in Ijumu Local Government.
Sequel to the directive of the Kogi State Government for citizens to sit at home in order to contain the spread of coronavirus disease in their respective places,Barrister Shola Ayedogbon popularly known as Charvid, Today,donated bags of rice,rubbers of palm oil(30 litres),bags of salt and cartons of maggi(star) worth millions of naira to his people to cushion the effects of sit at home as a result of covid-19 disease.
The items are handed over to the royal fathers of the respective communities as it is not party based.
The representative of Charvid, Chief Elijah Ayejugbagbe noted that his principal has decided to stand with his people at this crucial time when he was needed most,he further stated that the food items is to cushion the effects of the stay at home order.
Barrister Charvid urged the good people of the communities and by large the Local Government to continue to observe the precautions laid down by the World Health Organization and Nigeria Center for Disease Control WHO/NCDC.
He further advised the citizens to follow the directives of the government.
The King of Ayegunle Gbede,Oba Michael Ayeni in his speech appreciates the donor and termed his gifts as covid-19 surprise package and he wishes him well in his future endeavors.
Muslim and Christian prayers was offered for Barrister Charvid by the Chief of Okeleti and Iluesho quarters.
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The State Security Adviser, Retired Commander Jerry Omodara has visited the Controller General, Federal Fire Service in Abuja on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello to seek for possible ways of Collaboration.
The move is a conscious bid by the Government of Alhaji Yahaya Bello led administration to prevent the unfortunate fire incident that claimed tens of lives at Felele, Lokoja on Wednesday 23rd September, 2020.
Commander Omodara conveyed the message of the Governor at the meeting on the immediate need to deploy Fire Fighting Equipment to the major Federal Highways in Kogi, even as the State is making frantic efforts in getting some equipment because of the strategic location of the State.
He said government is also considering recruitment of Staff for the State Fire Service towards getting more manpower to combat fire disaster in the state.
The State Security Adviser appealed to the Federal Fire Service to deploy more fire fighting equipment to its State Command.
The Controller General, Dr Liman Ibrahim while responding, commiserated with the government of Kogi State and the family of the victims, and prayed God to grant the family fortitude to bear the loss.
He promised to swift into immediate action of getting back the fire truck to the State and also help in training of more firefighters for the State.
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