Residents of the Leper Colony, Iberekodo in Abeokuta, have commended the inclusive policy of governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration which has given them a pride of place in the scheme of things in the State.

Speaking when he led his colleagues to the governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, this midweek, the leader of the group, Mr. John Odunawo, expressed gratitude to the State government for not neglecting them through the provision of regular stipends by the wife of the governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun.

According to Mr. Odunawo, members of the colony came to thank the governor, prince dapo abiodun and his wife,Mrs bamidele abiodun for extending hands of fellowship to them by regularly taking care of their welfare in this old age

While assuring the governor of their support and prayers during the forthcoming general election, mr Odunawo pleaded with the governor to give scholarship to some of their children who are eager to further their education, while the access road leading to the Colony should be rehabilitated.

Responding on behalf of the governor, the Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr. Toyin Taiwo, thanked them for the confidence reposed in the governor and his administration, stating that government would continue to be inclusive by ensuring that all citizens, irrespective of their status and physical condition are not excluded in the scheme of things.

Dr Taiwo who applauded the residents of the colony for conducting themselves in an orderly manner, assured them that despite the dwindling revenue and numerous issues contending for government attention, their welfare and wellbeing would not be neglected.

Describing Governor Abiodun as a listening governor, the deputy chief of staff, emphasised that his government is all embracing that does not discriminate promising that government will always remember them in its activities being an integral part of the society


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