Families have a lot to do to combat Covid-19 – Mrs. Abiodun
Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has described family unit as strategic in the development process and in containing the spread of Covid-19 in the society among other aspects of societal welfare.
Mrs. Abiodun stated this in Abeokuta in statement through her Press Officer, Kemi Oyeleye on the occasion of International Day of Families.
The wife of Ogun State Governor explained that the International Day of Families was set aside by the United Nations to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic as well as demographic processes affecting families.
Mrs. Abiodun encouraged the families to be united and supportive in observing physical, social distancing, personal hygiene and living responsibly in a bid to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic.
She reaffirmed her commitment towards alleviating the socio-economic status of women in the state as key components of families, pointing out that the distribution of palliatives during the lockdown was a demonstration of the administration’s determination to people’s welfare. Olusegun Folarin