Former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has supported the Ogun State Government with a sum of N25 million in its fight to combat the Coronavirus disease.
Amosun, who is the Senator representing Ogun West in the National Assembly, in a letter dated 31st of March, said the donation was towards the management of the disease challenges in the state.
The former governor said the money had been transferred into an account designated for the disease.
The lawmaker also promised to reach out to 25,000 households to cushion the effects of the lockdown starting from 11 p.m on Friday, April 3.
“Please be notified that the sum of 25 million naira has been transferred and cleared into Access Bank account no 1384210113 Ogun State Coalition Against COVID-19 as my personal contribution for the management of COVID-19 challenges in Ogun state
“I am also in constant touch with federal agencies in and outside Ogun State with a view to offering maximum assistance to our people in this trying times.
“In addition, arrangements are also in place to assist in ameliorating the challenges arising from the COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun state within this period by supporting 25,000 households across the state.
“It is my fervent prayer that Almighty God will see our people in Ogun and indeed Nigeria through the COVID-19 pandemic,” the letter reads.[?]