Foundation distributes food items to religious bodies

Kunle Akinrinade

In a bid to cushion the  effects of coronavirus on the residents of Ogbomoso , Oyo State, a charity foundation based in Ogbomoso, Maigida Charity Foundation, has distributed food items to one million beneficiaries in the ancient community.

Beneficiaries include inmates of the Centre for the Blind, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Muslim Societies of Nigeria, security agencies in Ogbomoso and peasant farmers.

Founder of the group, Dr Samson Adewale Adegoke Maigida, described the initiative as succour to the people, who have been worse hit by the lockdown to contain covid 19 pandemic.

In a statement issued on Thursday by the media consultant to the foundation, Mr Adegboyega Ogunosun, noted that the various food items were purchased after due consultations with the chairman of the foundation’s Board of Trustees, Chief Badmus Gbadamosi, and Onpetu of Ijeruland, Oba Adedapo Sunday Adeniran, as well as a community leader, Engr Dayo Lawal.

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