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Some Egba indigenes based in Canada on Friday distributed food items to the people of egbaland.
The egba indigenes under the umbrella of Egba Heritage Association distributed the food items in other to cushion the effects of COVID-19 in the state.
President of the Egba Heritage Association, Olawale Olaleye said the Egba indigenes in diaspora felt the pain of Egba descendants in Nigeria.
Olaleye claimed that many people in abroad have died of COVID-19, urging the people of egbaland to protect themselves from the pandemic by observing the directives of NCDC.
He said “We observed that COVID-19 has affected the business of our people in egbaland that is why we felt that we the egbas in Canada should assist our fellow egbas in Nigeria.
” We felt their pain and we hope that they can manage this food items from us. COVID-19 is real, whether it is real or not we in Canada know that it is real . They are carrying out different test over here and many people have died of COVID-19.
“The people should just continue to use nosemask , hand sanitizers , wash their hands and ensure social distancing, by this they will be save from COVID-19”.
Receiving the Egba indigenes from Canada, the Alake and Paramout Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo expressed appreciation to the egba indigenes.
The monarch described gesture of egbas indigenes in Canada as being reproductive.
He however urged the egba indigenes in Canada to continue the good gesture.