Ijede LCDA Vice Chairman, Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba Doles Out Food Items To Elders In Ijede With Free Medical Clinic

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Ijede LCDA Vice Chairman, Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba Doles Out Food Items To Elders In Ijede With Free Medical Clinic

Honourable Adijat Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba, Vice Chairman, Ijede LCDA

It was a day of benefiting from the dividends of democracy as a true daughter of the soil in Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA) yesterday August 7, 2019, gave over 200 packaged food items to elders in the community with many getting medical attention from personnel facilitated by the Vice Chairman of Ijede LCDA who also doubles at the Welfare Director of the Lagos State Association of Vice Chairmen.

At the event tagged “Widow’s Mite” the amiable Vice Chairman who has been continuously involved in people-oriented programmes said the donation of food items to the elders is designed to support the laudable works of her Chairman, Hon. Salisu Fatiu.

Chairman Ijede LCDA, Hon. Salisu Fatiu.

While speaking with BlackBox Nigeria, Gbadebo-Alogba averred that the initiative to ensure that the elderly in Ijede community do not sleep hungry is in pursuant of attaining the Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Eradicating Extreme Hunger as inspired by Hon. Babajimi Benson’s iCare Foodbank.
The Window’s Mite initiative was funded by the Vice Chairman the same way the Borehole and empowerment she did in the past where funded because of her desire to give back to the community that has given so much support to her. She noted that the Free Medical clinic was in partnership with HACEY Health Initiative.

The Entrepreneur cum Political Science graduate from Lagos State University during her speech appreciated the APC Lagos East Senatorial District Women Leader, Chief Mrs Yeye Gbadebo, her husband, her team, the party, her colleagues whom she said stood by her vision to crush hunger among the senior citizens in Ijede LCDA.

“To my adorable mother, Chief Mrs Yeye Gbadebo, the Women Leader APC Lagos East Senatorial District who has carried me like a mother eagle from the beginning and whose counsel I cherish greatly, My team and finally my lovely husband, my pillar of support, who has always stood right beside me in all my adventures.

“’Eniyan ni aso mi’, I don’t know what I would have done without all the tremendous support I have been getting since assuming office as the Executive Vice Chairman of Ijede LCDA. A big thank you to my LASAVIC family especially my amiable Chairman (LASAVIC) who out of her tight schedules still made out time to grace this occasion.”

The programme had in attendance the Executive Chairman of Ijede LCDA, Hon. Fatiu Salisu, APC Lagos East Senatorial Women Leader, Chief Mrs Yeye Fausat Gbadebo, Vice Chairman, Ikosi Isheri who also doubles as Chairman of the Lagos State Association of Vice Chairmen, Princess Bola Bada.

Beneficiaries of the widow’s mite and medical clinic

Also, personalities who graced the ‘widow’s mite’ event include Hon. Folashade Oba Vice-Chairman Ikorodu Central, Hon. Sesan Dada, Vice Chairman Ikorodu West, Hon. Ameen Apanisile, Vice Chairman, Ikorodu North, Mr Sunday Kareem, Ijede Party Chairman, All Ijede party Exco, Councillors, Beneficiaries and a host of others.

More pictures from the event

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