Adegboyega Oyetola, Osun State Governor, has established a 21-man Food and assistance guidance of reputable Nigerians.

They are given a responsibility of working out possibilities to absorb the effect of limitation on movement of goods and services in this period of corona virus outbreak.

Secretary to the State Government, Wole Oyebamiji, made the proclamation in a statement on Tuesday night.

The guidance are Asiwaju Tunde Badmus, Adebayo Jimoh, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Pastor Matthew Asimolowo, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, General Alani Akinrinade (rtd), Tunde Ponle, Rt Hon Patricia Etteh, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, Sir Demola Aladekomo.

Others are Rt Hon Lasun Yusuff, Dr Wale Babalakin, Dr Segun Aina, Yussuf Alli, SAN, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Mr. AbdulKabir Aliyu, Dr Deji Adeleke, Iyiola Omisore and three former governors of the state, Bisi Akande, Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Rauf Aregbesola.

The guidance will be chaired by Badmus, while Chief Adebayo Jimoh will serve as the Secretary.

The statement said as the efforts to curb the spread of corona virus continues with intense devotion, it became inevitable to put in place Relief and Humanitarian Banks across the state.

The state thank its supportive friends, donors and partners, who have maje contribution to the project, including those who have urged to remain anonymous.

The SSG added: “Osun has limited means yet unlimited needs to fulfil at this critical time and is therefore calling on its sons and daughters and also well meaning Nigerians to assist it in the provision of social relief to our people.

"Without doubt, the outbreak of the pandemic called COVID-19 will leave a strain on our economy, and the possibility of having a food crisis remains an implication of the various emergency responses to the disease.”

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