Provides stimulus for 25,000 families
The immediate past governor of Ogun State and senator representing Ogun Central, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA has donated the sum of twenty five million naira (N25m) to the Ogun State government towards assisting the government in the statewide management of the pandemic.
The fund was transfered into the Ogun state government designated Access Bank account titled: “Ogun State Coalition against COVID-19”.
The lawmaker said the already transferred and cleared 25 million naira is his “personal contribution for the management of Covid-19 challenges in Ogun state.”
By this gesture, Senator Ibikunle Amosun becomes the first and only publicly quoted former governor and serving Senator coming out to strongly identify with his people and state government in combating the pandemic.
In his words: “apart from the funds donated to Ogun State to arrest the drift of Covid-19, I will also commit some huge resources to assist my constituents in Ogun Central particularly and Ogun State in general in combating the spread of this deadly disease”, Amosun stated.
He further stated that he has been in constant contact with Federal Agencies within and outside Ogun state with a view to offering maximum assistance to the people of the state as the world battles the virus.
The former governor and Senator representing Ogun Central, urged the people to stay safe and follow all precautions given by health authorities in preventing the spread of the virus in the state.