No fewer than one thousand residents and indigenes of Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State have benefitted from the State government's the ongoing distribution of the relief materials.
The relief packages are being distributed to residents of the State to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic plaguing the world.
The beneficiaries, in the first instance, cut across four wards namely: Ipokia ward 1, Ipokia ward 2, Maun ward 1 and Maun ward 2.
Chairman of Ipokia Local Government Transition Committee, Hon. Abdulkabiru Abolurin while presenting the relief materials from the State government to the beneficiaries during the flag-off in Ipokia ward 1, said the gesture would greatly assist them in their feeding as the packaged materials, included rice, beans, garri, vegetable oil, salt and food seasoning among other items.
The beneficiaries, who included the poor, vulnerable and aged in their separate comments, commended the State government for the gesture. They particularly lauded Governor Dapo Abiodun for extending such offer to them at this time of dire need.
The distribution of the relief materials continues today (Wednesday) in Agosasa ward 2, Tube ward, Agada and Ijofin wards.
The less privileged, poor, aged and vulnerable in Ihunbo-Ilase ward, Ifonyintedo ward and others in Idiroko as well as Ajegunle wards will tomorrow (Thursday) receive the State Government relief materials in Ipokia Local Government Area.