In line with directives from the Ogun State Government under the Leadership of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, CON to  constitutes a committee on fuel subsidy removal palliatives to cushion its aftermath on the populace.

The Executive Chairman, Obafemi Owode Local Government, Hon.Amb. Ogunsola Adesina Lanre inaugurates committee and monitoring team saddled with the distribution of fuel subsidy removal palliatives to the indigents with three members drawn from  three divisions that make up Obafemi Owode Local Government comprises, Obafemi, Owode and Oba respectively. 

Council Boss said, out of many,few were chosen and charged them to be transparent in the discharge of their duties, as it is a call to service. As stakeholders from religious groups, traditional council, security agencies, community leaders, Youths, Market men and women, Community Development Associations among others, he encouraged them to remain supportive to the program in order to achieve desired results.

Hon. Mrs. Nike Osoba, Member of the Ogun State representative in the Palliative Committee, implored the local government palliatives committee to look beyond party affiliation in the distribution of the goods meant for all indigents according to the directive of the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun CON.

She further stressed that federal government initiated this palliative program to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal and ameliorate the hardship experience in the cost of living presently and seek for cooperation of all for even distribution.

Hon Soneye Kayode Damilola, Member, Ogun State House of Assembly, Representing Obafemi Owode State House Constituency also encouraged the committee to be up and doing and make transparency be their watchword as it is emphasized by the Executive Chairman of the council. The core value of the exercise is to put smiles on the vulnerable as part of dividends of democracy for all and appeal to avoid looting of the goods in our respective domain.

Also speaking at the inauguration, DCO Ojeniran Saheed, representing DPO, Owode Divisional Police Force, said they are ready to provide all necessary security needed during the exercise to protect lives and prosperities and to have hitch free exercise.

Oba Taofeek Owolabi, Olu of Obafemi appreciates the governments for coming up with the initiatives to show concern in people's plight at this crucial period of renew hope. 
He further thanked His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun CON for augumenting the salaries and welfare of traditional rulers in the State.

One of the representatives of religious bodies of both Muslims and Christians, Dr. Adeleye Saheed  speaks on behalf of others and expressed their readiness to support and ensure total compliance of their congregation towards the program. 

Other stakeholders present at the inauguration includes, Vice Chairman, Hon. Titus Olusesi, Leader of the Legislative House, Hon. Kehinde Kayode Akinsola, Secretary to Local Government, Hon. Kayode Dipeolu, Councillors,Supervisors, among others.

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