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Covid 19: Senator Abiru Gives Financial Support To 1,200 Second Batch Beneficiaries

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The Distinguished Senator representing Lagos East in the National Assembly Senator Mukahil Abiru as fulfilled his promise to give Covid 19 financial support to the vulnerable residents of Lagos East.

This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen by his Special Adviser on media and publicity , Enitan Olukotun.

According to his SA , it’s barely four weeks after about 1,000 beneficiaries of Senator Abiru’s Covid 19 financial support received payments, the second batch of the beneficiaries numbering 1,200 who are vulnerable residents of Lagos State East Senatorial District on Friday also got the support.

This is in accordance to the promise Senator Abiru made during the electioneering to provide succor to the poorest of the poor who were adversely impacted by the pandemic.

Read here for the full statement;

True to his words, on Monday, 8th February, 2021, Senator Abiru credited the bank accounts of 1,000 vulnerable who are widows, physically challenged people, aged, women and unemployed youth drawn from 98 wards across 16 local government areas in the district.

The N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira) support scheme which is scheduled into two categories will run throughout the year 2021.

Selected beneficiaries will be getting the assistance bimonthly (i.e once in two months), and all through the year by way of direct credit to the beneficiaries bank accounts.

“ Like I assured during the pilot disbursements to about 1,000 beneficiaries on Monday 8th February, 2021, TACT(Tokunbo Abiru Constituency Team) will never abandon the vulnerable in our district.

“We shall continuously look out and champion policies and legislative agenda that will be of benefit to the greatest number of our people”, the Senator assured.

Senator Abiru who was inaugurated on 15th, December, 2020 has been very active on the floor of the Senate and his constituency.

In this month of February, Abiru made informed contributions on the Cryptocurrency debate during the plenary. Abiru, a former bank Managing Director and astute financial expert, explained the global dynamics of the digital currency.

The distinguished Senator is also active at home. Last Friday, members of Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB paid a courtesy visit to him at his Constituency office in Ikorodu to seek his support and interventions for public schools in the district.

Less than 72 hours after the visit, Senator Abiru moved a truck-load of 150,000 facemasks to the Agency’s Headquarters in Maryland, Lagos for onward distribution to pupils and teachers in the Lagos East Senatorial District.

Abass Latifat

Abass Latifat Olamide is an undergraduate student of English Language at the Lagos State University. She is an extrovert by nature and admires hard work and consistency. Follow her on Twitter @Lartholomo,Instagram@Lartholomo,FB page@AbassLatifatOlamide.

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