By Adisa Omogbolahan, Ibadan
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare, who hails from Oyo state, has called on all Oyo leaders and patriots to join him in donating medical supplies and food supplies that can cushion the effect of COVID-19 on citizens of the State.
The Minister who has himself kicked off Support Oyo Campaign (SOC)with the donation of items, said it has become necessary for all well to do individuals and bodies in the state to work together for the sake of all indigenes of Oyo as a lockdown, though necessary to curb the spread of Coronavirus, might bring hardship to people who get by everyday with daily income.
Dare added that SOC provides an opportunity to demonstrate love to the less privileged from Oyo state through financial and material support while uniting against a common enemy.
The Minister thanked all lawmakers, political leaders, former Governors and public spirited individuals who are contributing in cash and kind in support of the fight against COVID-19.
Oyo leaders and friends of the Minister who wish to support the SOC initiative, can drop their supplies at Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (Liberty Stadium)Sport Store, Ibadan, or call: +234 803 406 1109. Distribution of relief materials will be done through different areas.