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Osun Government Present Face Mask And Hand Sanitizer To Market Women

Osun State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Bode Olanipekun presented, on behalf of the State of Osun Government, face masks and hand sanitizers to the market women through Iyaloja General, State of Osun.

While presenting the materials, the Honorable Commissioner said that "Governor Gboyega Oyetola understands that clustering and the largest clusters in any community are markets. Spreading of the virus is faster in such environments, hence the issue with welfarism of market men and women is priority for the state government”.

Dr. Olanipekun further stressed that, the state government procured the face masks and hand sanitizers for the market men and women free of charge in order to halt the spread of Covid-19 as the lockdown was eased. He advised that these items must be used religiously.

The presentation was witnessed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Health, Pharmacist Siji Olamiju. In his word, “the state government of Osun has always been proactive even before any case was recorded. It was done through the foresight and believe that prevention is better, safer and less costlier than cure of governor Gboyega Oyetola” Pharmasist Oyesiji said.

Iyaloja General, Alhaja Awawu Asindemade who represented the Market Women appreciated the efforts of Governor Gboyega Oyetola in tackling the deadly Coronavirus. She thanked the state government specially for taking care of the market women during this trying time.

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