The Convener of Balogun Cares Foundation and a one time Aspirant for the Abeokuta South House of Representatives Hon. Afeez Balogun has called for calm as the state prepares for the Total Lockdown in Ogun state.
In an Interview session with him on Wednesday, April 1st, Hon. Balogun expressed his satisfaction to the level at which the Ogun State Government is curbing the Global Pandemic.
In his words “we are observing the pace at which the corona virus is being handled Globally and I’m impressed with the way we are handling it at our end. Spain, Italy and other countries have recorded a lot of casualties but as a Nation we are still grateful that it’s still at the minimal level.”
“Ogun State would be going on a total lockdown as Directed by the Federal Government and I support this policy as it’s one of the best way to curb the spread of the Virus.
As the Convener of Balogun Foundation, I have decided to provide not less than 5000 packs of relief items which includes basic food stuffs that can feed a family of four for at least seven days.” He added.
However, the Ogun state Government is also making provision of Food bank across various senatorial district, he added that it doesn’t affect his donation as its important for him to make provision the little way he can.
He therefore urge residents in Ogun state most especially those in Abeokuta South to obey the directives of the state Government and the ministry of health by taking heed to medical advices and respecting the precautionary measures in order to help us eradicate this deadly virus.