Member representing Abeokuta South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Olanrewaju Edun, as part of his contributions towards combating the spread of COVID-19, has provided relief packages for people across his constituency to help cushion the effect of coronavirus pandemic.
The relief packages consisting of rice, garri, noodles, yam, groundnut oil, palm oil and various drinks have been packaged to reach the length and breath of his constituency.
A statement made available to journalists by the Abeokuta South All Progressive Congress Ward 9 Woman Leader, Mrs Adebola Sunday read: “Hon. Lanre Edun (HLE) once again wishes to appeal to the people of Abeokuta Federal Constituency, Ogun State and Nigeria at large to stay safe by adhering strictly to all the precautionary measures laid down by the medical experts, Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), federal and state governments in combating the spread of the virus, and expresses his optimism that the deadly Coronavirus will be defeated.”
Apparently, the prevention of the disease remained the best approach against the damage of an outbreak could have on the people, the federal lawmaker maintained that attention should be given to proper sensitisation through radio jingle, banners, posters and word of mouth on how to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In the same vein, the lawmaker appreciated other individuals who have also reached out to the people by providing relief materials to them at this trying period, whilst he also urged the people to appreciate every little thing that is being given out as a form of encouragement for them to do better.
In addition, he stated that the Coronavirus pandemic is a global issue that affects everyone and urged all to eliminate any sense of entitlement at this trying period, rather he enjoined everyone to contribute in his or her little way towards curbing the spread of the virus.