Why distribution of COVID-19 palliatives was delayed- Akeredolu
Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, has debunked claims that some Governors deliberately hoarded COVID-19 Palliatives which were looted by hoodlums who hijacked the #ENDSARS protests.
Governor Akeredolu said the insistence on official flag-off ceremony by the Coalition Against Covid-19 before the distribution was largely responsible for the delay in distributing the items to the people.
The Governor disclosed that Ondo State was saved from the looting spree due to the continuous distribution of the palliatives.
The Governor was speaking at the Church Service marking the 3rd Year Enthronement of the Bishop of Owo Diocese , Anglican Communion, Rt Revd. Dr.Stephen Fagbemi held at the All Saints Church Idasen Owo.
Governor Akeredolu said those states where the palliatives were warehoused, were also waiting for the donation of the remaining items and flag-off by the CA-COVID-19.
On his re-election, Governor Akeredolu described his victory at the October 10, governorship election as God’s project which no man can truncate.
He assured that people of the state to be rest assured, saying that his re-election by the people of the State can not tampered with.
The Governor also congratulated the Lord Bishop of Owo Diocese, Rt. Rev. Stephen Ayodeji Fagbemi over his third anniversary of his enthronement as Bishop of Owo Diocese.