COVID-19: Lagos APC UK disributes stimulus palliatives to residents~NEWSEXTRA  - News Extra Online




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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

COVID-19: Lagos APC UK disributes stimulus palliatives to residents~NEWSEXTRA 

As part of measures to support the Lagos State Government during this lockdown period occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership of Lagos State All Progressive Congress, United Kingdom  under the chairmanship of Hon. Tayo Shodeinde has distributed some stimulus palliative packages to residents of Lagos State.

The package which contained food items including rice, beans and gari and many more were given out to the people of Lagos State at Lagos Island East LCDA.

The Lagos Island East LCDA Chairman Hon Kamal Bashua speaking at venue before the distribution of the pallatives  commended the effort of Lagos APC UK and their chairman Hon Tayo Shodeinde  for giving  out to the needy at this critical period, he said APC at large will always contribute for the masses during this pademic period. 

Speaking while distributing the palliative package to beneficiaries, the Vice Chairman Central of the Lagos APC, United Kingdom Chapter, Hon. Ladi Vera-Cruz stated that they came up with the option based on the effect of the lockdown on people's daily businesses.

His statement reads in part: “Realising the hardship the lockdown has brought to the community, we came up with the plan to assist our people through this measure.  We have come together today to share food items and we do not intend to stop anytime soon.

“The relief package which has started moving round the state will get to the targeted people.

“We are appealing to our people in the state to follow strictly all health tips and advice, keep a clean environment, stay at home and stay safe during this period.

“With all humility, we assure our dear Lagos State people of the sincere concern and care of Lagos APC, UK Chapter at this crucial period and beyond.”

Responding on behalf of other beneficiaries, Aminat Ogunbiyi and Dolapo Akinyemi applauded the Lagos APC, UK Chapter, pointing out that the gesture would make living more bearable for them during the sit at home period.

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