Tue. Apr 20th, 2021

COVID-19: Lawmaker Disburses Relieve Materials, Cash Grant To Constituency • To Support 500 Women after Pandemic

Hon. Wale Raji Presenting An Aged Woman With The Cash Support

COVID-19: Lawmaker Disburses Relieve Materials, Cash Grant To Constituency • To Support 500 Women after Pandemic

As part of efforts to cushion the effect of the ravaging global pandemic “Covid-19” on the people Epe Federal Constituency,  the Federal Lawmaker representing the constituency, Honourable Wale Raji, on Monday, commenced the disbursement of cash grant of N5,000 to each residents of the constituency. 

Speaking on the disbursement, the Federal Lawmaker said apart from the legislative support the House has given to the Federal Government and the recent donation of two months salary to fight the pandemic, he decided to come up with the cash grant, to give economic succor to his constituents, who have in the last few days not have access to their various sources of livelihood due to the lock down order by the Federal Government. 

Honourable Raji, said the gesture is non-political and as such, is not limited to the political class. 

He also made public his plan to support 500 women with grant to support their existing businesses that would have been affected by the pandemic when it subsides.

He said the disbursement is targeted at around 1000 selected members of his constituency starting from Eredo LCDA using the ward to ward and house to approach to ensure the social distancing order is obeyed. He said the exercise will move to Epe Central, Ikosi-Ejinrin and other parts of Epe Federal Constituency.

The Lawmaker urged his constituents to continue to obey the stay at home order, observe social distancing and continue to stay safe in order to ensure the pandemic is defeated on time.

The recipients comprising mostly the elderly, women, non Indigenes, religious leaders and physically challenged appreciated Hon Wale Raji for the gesture and urged other well meaning individuals to emulate the legislator by lending a helping hand to the people at a trying time like this.

During the disbursement, the Federal Lawmaker was joined by the Executive Chairman of Eredo LCDA, Honourable Saliu Adeniyi, Honourable Tolani Odeyemi, Honourable Dolapo Oladunjoye, Honourable Agbaraojo and some political leaders in the Constituency.