Lagos Accountant-General Extends Support to Epe School Children Amid Economic Hardship

In a heartwarming display of generosity and empathy, reports that on Friday, March 8th, 2024, the Chairman of Epe Local Government Area, Hon. (Princess) Surah O. Animashaun, expressed profound gratitude to Dr. Muritala Abiodun, the State Accountant-General, for his benevolent act of rolling out food palliatives to schoolchildren in the LGA. The gesture, which comes amidst the economic challenges facing the country, has been hailed as a beacon of hope and compassion by the residents of Epe.
Dr. Abiodun Muritala

The exercise, orchestrated as part of Dr. Abiodun’s philanthropic efforts to mitigate the impact of subsidy removal in the state, holds immense significance for the beneficiaries drawn from various schools in the LGA. The distribution of Indomie packs and other consumables to schoolchildren reflects a concerted effort by the chairman’s dedicated team, led by the vice chairman, to ensure that every pupil in the LGA receives these essential items free of charge.

Princess Olayemi Animashaun, Epe LG Chairman.

Reacting, the Chairman noted: “It is crucial for us, as individuals and stakeholders, to join hands in complementing the efforts of the government at the state level to bring succor to our people,” remarked Hon. (Princess) Surah O. Animashaun. “That’s why we have taken proactive measures to cushion the effect of this challenging period and provide relief to the vulnerable members of our community.”

The Chairman’s commendation of the Federal and State Governments for approving palliatives further underscores the collaborative spirit and unity of purpose in addressing the prevailing economic challenges. The collective efforts of government officials, stakeholders, and philanthropists like Dr. Abiodun are instrumental in providing the much-needed support and comfort to those affected by the current economic climate.

As the palliatives continue to reach the hands of schoolchildren in Epe, the spirit of solidarity and resilience shines brightly, serving as a testament to the unwavering commitment to the well-being and welfare of the community. In times of adversity, acts of kindness and compassion resonate profoundly, instilling hope and fortitude in the hearts of all.


Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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