In its efforts in supporting the Oshodi/Isolo Local Government in the fight against coronavirus pandemic, a group, Yiled Africa Foundation, has donated face masks to the council.
The coordinator of the Foundation, Mr. Olatunde Martins during the presentation of the face masks lauded the active role play by the leadership of the council in the fight against the communal spread of COVID-19.
He revealed that the organization is well pleased with the way Oshodi-Isolo council authority has been managing the global health crisis of the coronavirus pandemic.
He said: “the council authority has done so much in combating the spread of COVID-19 within the length and breadth of Oshodi metropolis with various policies put in place ranging from the fumigation of public places such as schools,churches ,mosques and streets, welfare packages to cushion the effect of the pain on residents and the sharing of facemasks and hand sanitizers to the residents of the council area coupled with incessant rigours awareness campaign.
“It is in appreciation of the responsible and responsive leadership display by the council authority, we have come to donate some facemasks in support of the fight against COVID-19″, olatunde submitted”.
Receiving the gift on behalf of the council, the Executive – Vice Chairman of the Local Government, Mr. Daisi Oso, appreciated the organization for the kind gesture of supporting the council’s authority in intensifying awareness campaigns on the continuous fight against the virus.
He assured the organisation that the council leadership will not relax on its oars in the fight against the communal spread of the virus until Nigeria is finally declared COVID-19 free.
Immediately after the presentation, the group embarked on sensitization and distribution of the facemasks within the market area and the community at large.
As a means of encouraging the kids who have been away from school since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, exercise books and biros were given to them during the distribution of facemaks exercise.