So many vulnerable in the society especially children and girls are facing increased demand for support and also the novel coronavirus pandemic has made it worse than it is with parents of children in underserved communities struggling to survive and with a strained government operational capacity coupled with the insufficient, if at all any food bank system in Nigeria.
As part of efforts in reaching out to the less privilege and in the spirit of Christmas some vulnerable persons in Lagos Island enjoyed Christmas the way they have never thanks to the charitable gesture of Mr. Biodun Bolade through his AbbeyGov Foundation in collaboration with Hon. Kayode Akiolu, member representing Lagos Island Federal Constituency distributed gift items which includes, cooked meals, raw food items, cloths, etc to Lagos Island community at Christ Church Cathedral Primary School, Broad Street on Sunday ,27th December,2020.
The distribution in Lagos Island was initiated after it was done in Kosefe Local Government where over 500 people were giving food palliatives and medical intervention.
The convener of AbbeyGov foundation, Mr. Biodun Bolade said, “Despite the odds and series of restrictions we all faced this period, am really glad that we are alive, for this reason I and some other youths are dedicated to bringing succor to the most vulnerable and less-privileged people in the society by showing unconditional love to the poor and oppressed in the society”.
“The foundation provides a platform to inspire and positively affect the lives of the most vulnerable as such we plan to do more in the year 2021, we sincerely hope that other members of the society who are well to do will support us in this quest to help and give hope to those who has lost hope in the Country”, he concludes.
“Thank you AbbeyGov foundation and its volunteers for supporting and bring reason to smile to those in need in Lagos Island which we believe will further strengthen Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Health and Environment agenda to make ‘Lagos Greater’ ,” said Hon. Kayode Akiolu.