The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has commended the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for steps taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic within the state.
In a statement released in Abeokuta on Thursday and signed the Publicity Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, Tunde Oladunjoye, the party commended Governor Abiodun for “his courage of leadership and living up to expectations in this challenging times even beyond party affiliation”
“We are happy and Ogun people are grateful to the the governor for being able to persuade the Presidency to delay the lockdown in Ogun State in order for our citizens get prepared. It takes courage and genuine concern for the people for the governor to do that”
The statement reads further: “It is also on record that the Ogun State Government has singlehandedly established fully-fitted Isolation Centres in different parts of the state, ambulances, kits and other equipments within the shortest time possible, a remarkable feat among its peers.”
“The party also appreciates all medical personnel, civil servants and political functionaries that have been working round-the-clock to overcome the challenges posed by the Coronavirus, limit its spread and eventually eradicate it. Special mention must also be made of individuals, institutions, organisations and religious bodies, including volunteers and NGOs, CBOs, that have donated and are donating and working in support of Ogun State Government efforts; not leaving out the security agencies”.
“We also commend the state government for its plan to, starting from Saturday, 4th April, distribute stimulus package to at least 500,000 homes with an average of 4 persons per household.”
“At the period, we advise all and sundry to obey the government directives to stay at home and stay safe.”