The Executive Chairman of Ikosi Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada amidst the pandemic situation eating up the whole world. Nigeria is not an exception witnessed 174 confirmed cases, 9 recovered and 2 deaths.
In Nigeria, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu has taken the forefront in combating the spread of coronavirus in the country. Princess Samiat Abolanle gave kudos to Mr. Governor for standing in as a shield for the nation. In her words, she said Mr. Governor’s proactiveness is the reason Nigeria is recording success in the combat.
According to Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri LCDA, ‘‘Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu has done beyond expectation in the fight against coronavirus. Is it the isolation centre that we won’t talk about or the varieties of food items for 200,000 households. You know this virus has lock everyone down and our people cannot go out to work again”, she said.
The Governor understands the peculiarities of the Lagos people and thus he doles out palliative measure. Princess Samiat seeing the relentless effort of the Governor launches the maiden edition of a programme for the aged.
Princess Samiat speaking while presenting the food items to the senior citizens of Ikosi Isheri; she said, ”this is to support and complement the efforts of my super governor at this time. ”I am giving out these food items to you all today to support the governor in the fight of covid19”.
“I want to be doing this every month for our aged and widow even after the coronavirus. I pray God continues to give us strength. I also pray that God will continue to comfort and be with all widows in this constituency and beyond”, she said.
One of the beneficiaries who prefers anonymity said, ” the Mayoress is doing this at the right time and now is when we all need this most. I am very happy and today my children will eat a better meal after quite a while”, she said.
The project that cuts across the seven wards of the LCDA will improve the conditions of the beneficiaries a long way. The foodie doll out containing garri, rice and beans were presented to the aged and widows.
The Executive Chairman Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada used the medium to urge Ikosi Isheri constituents, Lagosians and Nigerians to stay at home. Obey all the rules and regulations as laid down by the federal government and most especially that of Lagos state.