Palliative: Arapaja Commends Makinde’s SAfER Initiative


The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja has commended the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde for the Sustainable Actions for Economic Recovery (SAfER) initiative aimed at reducing the hardship occasioned by the fuel subsidy removal on the people of the state.

Ambassador Arapaja gave the commendation while reacting to the kick off for distribution of Food packages in Oyo and other six zones. The programme is expected to bring relief to about 200,000 households in the State.

In a statement issued by Ambassador Arapaja and made available to journalists through his Personal Assistant, Bamitale Ibrahim ; Ambassador Arapaja stated that this initiative has further confirmed that Governor Makinde is truly God sent to the people as he has always demonstrating commitment to programmes that will bring succour to the people especially the masses and the downtrodden.

According to the statement, “His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde has once again demonstrated his commitment to the welfare of the people. The provision of relief packages under the SAfER initiative in the area of transportation, healthcare, loans for small and medium enterprises and of course the distribution of food items to the people at this challenging time. This deserves commendation to the Governor.

The provision of this food packages which many people could no longer afford this period as a result of fuel subsidy effect, will enable the less privileged people in the State to have access to basic food necessary for their sustenance.” Said the statement.

Ambassador Arapaja who equally lauded the efficient and transparent manner brought into the programme, enjoined the people to continue to give maximum support for the Governor in order to execute all laudable programmes he has under the Omi Tuntun 2.0 government.

It would be recalled that the Relief SAfER Initiative Programme was done at the same time in all the seven zones on  Wednesday.

The food packages, which consists of Bags of 10kg Rice, 5kg bags of beans, 5kg bags of yam flour and 1litre bottle of Vegetable oil were given to the people.