COVID-19: Media group hails Sanwo-Olu on excellent leadership

The Executive Director of Media Against Impunity Nigeria, Prince Meshack Idehen, has commended the Lagos state government over its distribution of palliatives to residents as the state moves towards gradually easing the lockdown.

President Muhammadu Buhari, it would be recalled had in a nationwide broadcast on April 27 directed for the gradual easing of the corona virus outbreak induced lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

In a statement on Sunday, Idehen said the proactive strategies engaged by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in managing the corona virus outbreak in the state has not gone unnoticed by the international community.

He particularly praised the state for the rice delivered as palliatives to the Hausa Community through the Arewa Council of Chiefs in the State, saying the Lagos State Governor has set a benchmark in leadership and peoples driven initiatives which many states in Nigeria were trying to emulate.

 According to the media activist, the palliatives delivered to the Hausa Community in Lagos is part of ongoing efforts by the state government to ensure residents are provided palliatives as the federal government’s lockdown orders are complied with, due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.

He commended Architect Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, the Lagos State’s Commissioner of Waterfront Development for ensuring the rice were delivered by him in person on behalf of the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to the Arewa Council.

The Chairman of the Arewa Council in the state, Alhaji Sani Kabiru, who was represented by Sarkin Hausawa of Idi-Araba, Alhaji Hassan Auyo and Dan-Iya of Lagos, when the palliatives were delivered, was also commended for acknowledging the demonstration of magnanimity and goodwill by Governor Sanwo-Olu, and for their promise that the items delivered by the state government will reach members of the community

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