Various food items were on Tuesday, donated by the Chairman of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Apostle Oloruntoba Oke, to the Bola Mofo Zion Shelter home for abandoned and less privileged children on Nelson Cole Avenue, Iju, as part of activities marking the ongoing Ifako-Ijaiye Community Week.
Making the presentation of the items on behalf of her husband, The Chairperson, Pastor (Mrs) Modupe Oke, said the gesture was in line with Oloruntoba Oke administration’s agenda for the care of the less privileged, adding that more succor would be rendered for the needy by his government.
Receiving the items, the founder of the centre, Mrs Bola Martins, represented by a senior staff of the Home, thanked the local government for the gesture and promised that the centre would ensure that the gifts were used for the purpose they are meant, noting that organizations and other well spirited individuals should emulate the kind gestures of the council chairman and come to the aid of the needy.
Those who accompanied the Chairperson to the centre include; members of the organising committee of the Ifako-Ijaiye Community Week, led by their Chairman, Mr Jude Ndor, Mr Ibiyinka Thomas, ( Chief Of Staff), Mrs Toyin Akerele (Supervisor, WAPA), Hon. Mrs Funke Olaleye, Alhaja Ettu, Prince Adedo, Alhaji Olayinka, Mrs Ann Bello Aniedi, (Information Officer), Mr Ayo Lawal, Mr Adeniyi Adewunmi, Mr Oladapo Okeniran and officials of the local government, among others.