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Osun, FG spent N5 billion on social interventions, says Oyetola


Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said his administration, in conjunction with the federal government, has facilitated and disbursed social intervention funds of around N5 billion to residents of the state.

Oyetola revealed this during a rural community engagement organized by the State Office of Civic Engagement at Akola Village in the Oriade Local Government Area of ​​the State.

Represented by his special adviser on civic engagement, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, he said his administration’s social intervention initiatives were being used to lift people out of poverty.

He said his administration also implemented a monthly food support program and rehabilitated health infrastructure across the state, as part of his government’s efforts to positively impact the lives of residents.

Oyetola said, “The current administration working with the Federal Government has executed and facilitated nothing less than N5 billion intervention funds disbursed to thousands of people who engage in micro, small and medium enterprises , among other industrial activities, with the aim of stimulating their enterprises and, by extension, the commercial and economic activities of the state.

“The vulnerable group including the elderly and the disabled are supported with monthly stipends and food, while a special platform is provided for the disabled to learn skills under the needs specials of our administration.

“In fact, several young people are benefiting and realizing their potential through different social intervention programs such as youth empowerment program, youth employment and social support operation, rejuvenation of sports activities, as well as O’meal catering for our students.”

A statement from Oyintiloye on Sunday said the Baale of Akola, Chief Adegbangbe Salami, while speaking at the meeting, praised Oyetola for his administration’s social intervention programs.

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