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The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun has denied sharing a bag of it’s stimulus relief package per street as being alledged on the social media .
Abiodun is a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin insisted that the government has not commence sharing and distribution of the packages in the affected areas circulated online.
The governor said the stimulus package that would be shared would consist of a 5kg of Rice ; 5kg of Beans ; 5kg of Garri ;Sachets of Tomato sauce ; Sachets of Groundnut oil ;Noodles and Pasta Spices (Cubes & Others).
The statement reads partly, “it has come to the notice of the Ogun State Government that the distribution of relief packages to households is being needlessly greeted with misconceptions and misgivings, especially by elements who play politics with almost everything, even with people’s lives.
“Doubtlessly, the sourcing and distribution of such unprecedented quantum of relief packages by our state couldn’t have proceeded without initial logistical issues.
“There is however no doubting the fact that the Ogun State Government is determined to tower above all the attendant challenges.
“This is untrue and deliberately spread in a bad light.
“In some of the locations where the alleged one bag per street sharing took place, Ogun State Government is yet to commence the distribution of these stimulus packages.
“Contrary to the rumour mills and videos making rounds, as our distribution progresses this evening, we wish to reiterate that the underlisted are the contents that come with each package of the stimulus.
The statement further read, “we however warn that any person in the relief distribution effort found wanting or corrupting the process, will be severely sanctioned.
“We also implore all CDAs, CDCs and other stakeholders to cooperate with government officials involved in this relief efforts. Not everybody will be reached. But the poor and the vulnerable are the priority in this circumstance.”
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