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Beneficiaries savour their gifts in Ogbomoso
Over one million people in Ogbomoso were during the week presented with various palliative items in a bed to provide succour to the people during these perilous times asCOVID-19 pandemic ravages the world. Behind the refreshing gesture is a foremost Oshogbo-based charity outfit, Maigida Charity Foundation, founded by Dr. Samson Adewale Adegoke Maigida.
In its move to cushion the painful effects of the COVID-19 lockdown, the Foundation made available to be centrally distributed among residents of Oshogbo rice, Gari, Semovita, Semolina, grandnut oil and noodles from its offices and the palace of the Onpetu in Ogbomoso.
Other partakers of the largesse from Magida Charity Foundation
In a message to the people at the inauguration of the distribution penultimate Monday, the royal father, Oba Sunday Adedapo Oyediran the Onpetu of Ijeru Land thanked the foundation and Dr. Samson Adewale Adegoke for acceeding to his request for the people and prayed that God should intercede on behalf of all nations of the world in seeing to the end of this global pandemic.
Media Consultant to the Foundation, Adegboyega Ogunosun, in a statement in Ogbomoso on Thursday noted that sequel to consultations with its board of trustees chairman, Chief Badmus Gbadamosi, and prominent traditional ruler, the Onpetu of Ijeru Land, Oba Adedapo Sunday Oyediran, as well as a Community leader, Engr Dayo Lawal, the founder, Dr Samson Adewale Adegoke, approved the procurements of the palliative materials, advising that as many as possible residents of Ogbomoso should be made to enjoy the largesse without tribal or religious sentiments.
Men also got their share of the Foundation’s palliatives
The beneficiaries, according to the statement, asides the Mass majority of the people, included the blind centre, the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Muslim Societies of Nigeria. Others were the security agencies in Ogbomoso and peasant farmers. The programme which commenced on Monday, May 18, ended on Friday, May 22, 2020 amidst accolades and prayers for Dr Samson Adewale Adegoke and the Maigida Charity Foundation.
It is on record that the Maigida Charity Foundation since it’s inception eight years ago has remained focused and consistent in the areas of Scholarship for indigent students, empowerment for widows, and grants for artisans and upcoming entrepreneur.