Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, has donated about N1.3 million worth of food items to the Oyo State Government as its contribution towards the government’s food supply to the less privilege people in the society, while the locked down occasioned by coronavirus pandemic in the country lasts.
At the official presentation of the food items at the state Secretariat on Sunday on behalf of the institution, the Provost of the college, Dr Rasak Adefabi declared that the college’s free food supply initiative in the state, was meant to contribute its quota to boost the state government’ efforts to reach as many vulnerable people in the society during the lockdown.
According to Adefabi, the effective and result-oriented governance, under the leadership of governor Seyi Makinde, moved the entire college community to embark on this project to encourage him in his bid to transform the state in all ramifications.
Adefabi described the governor’s servics and his concern for the people of the Oyo State, as very impressive
He disclosed that the food items are the college’s products, which include 505 packs of packaged gari, 504 packs of yam flour, and 73 hand sanitisers produced by the Department of Chemistry in the college, all worth about N1.3 million.
While receiving the food items from the provost on behalf of the state government, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Ojeokunle Ojemuyiwa, eulogised the college management for their good gesture towards the less privilege people in the state, especially during this difficult situation in the country.