The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi to distribute foodstuff to the less privileged and the needy to complement the effort of the government during coronavirus lockdown. Oba Akanbi said the foodstuff and money will be distributed in the 3 Local Governments (Iwo, Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa).
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, he disclosed that the Oba Adewale aimed to lessen the hardship of the less privileged in this crucial time (Coronavirus pandemic).
Oba Akanbi as well urges wealthy Nigerians and leaders to assist the poor, vulnerable and needy neighbours through the provision of foodstuff and money.
Read the statement below:
“As part of the palliatives to lessen the hardship of the less privileged in this trying time of dreaded coronavirus, the throne of Oluwo, HIM Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi will be distributing foodstuff and money in the three local governments of Iwo, Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa”
“The distribution of the relief materials (foodstuff, money and bread) takes place on Wednesday, 1st April 2020”
“Aside from lifting people out of hungry, the relief materials will also complement the government most especially the state having a lot of financial workload on her head”
“This is a critical time for everyone and more critical for the poor, the orphans, the stationed aged men and women under their roof with no one to request from. At this moment, we need to be a compassionate neighbour extending the little we have to them. With whatever you have, you can still assist with little. Let’s be compassionate to the core”
“The three local governments constituting Iwo Federal Constituency will be evenly captured. Ola-Oluwa axis is divided into two- Ikire, Ogbaagbaa, Telemu, Ilemowu and Igege will have theirs with Akire while Ikonifin, Bodeosi, Ajagunlase will collect theirs from Adatan of Asa. I (Oluwo) will personally supervise the distribution for Iwo by visiting people in their quarters (Agbole) while Ileogbo, Kuta, Oluponna and Ikoyi beneficiaries will have it delivered directly to them”
“The social distancing dictate and other precautionary protective measures will be duly respected and observed”
” I hereby called on wealthy Nigerians and leaders to assist the poor vulnerable and needy neighbours through the provision of foodstuff and money. A neighbour in need is a neighbour indeed”