Nationnewslead report that In line with the Federal Government’s policy of cushioning the effects of the fuel subsidy removal, the Osun State chapter of South West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), A front line political group towards the actualization of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Over a week has distributed bags of rice packed in 5kg each as palliative materials to residents of Oriade local government.
The distribution, held yesterday in Ijebu-Ijesa at the party’s secretariat was designed to percolate throughout the entire 12 Ward Area of the Local Government and was supervised by Oriade SWAGA’s Coordinator, Mrs. Oyetunde Bunmi Bola who commended Hon. Mrs. Ayo Omidiran and the Federal Government’s policy on social welfare intervention for the people, describing it as a short-term poverty alleviation program.
Ijesa North Federal Constituency leader, High Chief Emiola Gabriel Ogunsanya (Feg Agro), described the current hardship being experienced in the country as temporary, appealed to all the party leaders, members in the federal constituency, and Nigerians to be patient with President Tinubu on his various intervention programs which he said are designed to alleviate the sufferings of the people on the removal of petroleum subsidy.
He explained that the distribution of the food items was part of SWAGA’s contribution to complement the federal government’s efforts to ease the burden.
Also, Oriade Former Council Chairman, Hon. Obeisun Olubunmi Ezekiel urged Nigerians to remain resilient with the policy of the President, adding that the policy will bear good fruits eventually, while stating that in the next few years, we will begin to see positive results.
While speaking, Oriade APC party chairman, Hon. Jonathan Babajide Arigbede reiterated the belief of the citizens in Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidency, that the sacrifices being made today are for the good and prosperous Nigeria tomorrow.
Chief (Hon) Ademola Ajibola also expressed his gratitude to the leadership of the SWAGA for coming in to help federal government in cushioning the effect of fuel subsidy removal through the palliatives.
According to Oriade SWAGA Coordinator, Mrs Oyetunde Bunmi Bola said the distribution of the palliative will not be restricted to food only but also be extended to health and other skills acquisition training.
“It’s just a coincidence that we have been planning to do palliative before the federal government came up with palliatives. SWAGA is not there for election, we are here to assist the federal government and the President because we know what the President has in mind.’’