By Amidu Arije
In its contribution to government efforts at curtailing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Rotary Club of Alagbado has donated relief materials, food items and face masks to residents of the communities in Lagos.
The club lead by its President Rotn Aderibigbe Samuel ensured the needy in the society were reached and given the food palliatives and other materials as well as hundreds of face masks.
In an attempt to make sure the press privileges truly get the palliatives, the club visited Light for the Lost Orphans Home to donate food items and other relieve materials to the less privileged.
Given reason for the execution of the project in its immediate communities, President of the club Aderibigbe said:
“the club has to come here because residents of this home are very vulnerable and they needed quality support from the people and that is why we have come here to extend our hands of fellowship to the home”.
While receiving the club, Mr Ebenezer, appreciated their humanitarian gesture for considering Light for the Lost Orphans Home worthy of receiving their palliatives.
“I thank the Rotary Club for coming to our aid at this very trying time, we are happy to be one of the beneficiaries of this project. We are happy,” he said.
Other communities that benefited from the Rotary Club of Alagbado palliatives distribution include Ile – Odo Community Development Association, Alagbado and Meiran Police Station at Agbado Oke-Odo LCDA, Alimosho Local Government Area.
The Meiran Police Station, SP Toyosi Shokunbi, who recoeved the Rotary team commended them for their effort and said he appreciate what they have done.
“Rotary is known for doing good in the whole world and this is another one here under my nose today. I am impressed,” he said.
While speaking at the event, Chairman of Ile – Odo Community Development Association, Mr. Hammed Mukaila, prayed that Rotary Club of Alagbado will continue to wax stronger in all they do as he said, the relief package really touch the heart of the people.
Rtn. Aderigbigbe seize the occasion to appreciate The Rotary District for giving the club the COVID19 Pandemic Relief fund which he said his branch also contributed its counterpart fund to make the project a reality.