Hon. Wasiu Adesina, the Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, has set up a 7-man committee to organise a palliative support program for residents in Ikorodu Central.
The committee, enlisted on the 3rd of August 2023, according to the council boss will be used to rescue people from the hardship faced currently, and has been allotted the mandate of 7 days to put the event together.
Brought out from the LG staff, political party and legislative arm of the council, and the public, the committee also serve as a special consultative medium to ensure residents in Ikorodu LG are duly assisted in all section for a certain duration.
Their job is to arrange food packs that would serve as a palliative for the good people in Ikorodu LG, most especially the vulnerable ones who have been rendered helpless as a result of the fuel subsidy removal.
Explaining further, Adesina said that the police, CDC/CDA, Iya-Olojas, Political leaders, Churches, Mosques and artisans will not be left out to benefit from the welfare program.
“Not forgetting the Arewa and Ndigbo communities in Ikorodu LG as also a beneficiary of this course”.
“The program will be used to alleviate some of the sufferings experience during this period when the price of goods and services has gone up,” Adesina said.
“It is to be headed by Mr Lateef Oyefusi, and bodied by Hon. Mutiat Fatuga, DMI Showemimo, Hon. Sir Jay, Mr Mabunmi Omotayo Tosin, Engineer Martins Odupitan (council-manager), and HOD Agric of the council”.
“The final day will attract a large number of stakeholders gathering where the food packs will be distributed, and the program will be continuous” the council boss asserted.
The program is aimed at easing the impact of fuel subsidy removal on low-income families and other vulnerable groups in the community.
As stated, the committee, which is made up of community leaders and stakeholders, will be responsible for organizing the distribution of food items and supplementary essential supplies to residents in need.
Meant to hold in the next 7 days, the program is expected to provide much-needed aid to households who have been struggling to make ends meet due to rising food prices and other challenges.