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ATA doles out relief funds to Fagba ethnic victims as Wives of fallen OPC members,others get cash

Following personal effort of the representative of Ifako-Ijaye Constituency 01, at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Tope Adewale, to bring succour to the victims of the ethnic clash in his constituency , which led to the death of people and destruction of properties worth millions of naira in Fagba area, the relief Committee set up and led by both the CDC chairman, Pastor Olumuyiwa Opajobi and Engr. Dada have given out cash donations to the wives of the three (3) OPC members who lost their lives during the inter-ethnic crisis in Fagba recently.

The Committee Co-Chair, Pastor Opajobi, reiterated the assignment of the committee and informed all of their activities in identifying, enumerating and disbursement of funds to those affected by the crisis. 

He lauded the kind gesture of Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji (ATA) for taking such initiative; adding that, the extension of the relief fund to the victims that fall within the Ojokoro axis which he said, the committee has taken care of by disbursing funds to them.

His Co-Chair, Engr. Jacob Dada also corroborated the fact that the committee has operated with openness and total transparency in disbursing the fund.

He added that, the reason for calling the widows out is just to ensure that the fund gets to them directly.

The wives of the late Mr. Olafimihan Gbenga ( Confam), Mr. Rasak Babatunde and Mr. Ganiyu were given Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand (250,000) Naira each.

Two other persons were also given cash to alleviate their losses in the crisis. One of them is Mrs. Bunmi Adeniran, the proprietress of Ruler Crown School Fagba,who was given One Hundred  Thousand (100,000) Naira and Mr. Moses Ayo Babalola ( Ayo Photos) who also lost his properties to the crisis was given One Hundred and Fifty Thousand (150,000) Naira.

The committee promised to come out with both video and photo evidence of their activities when they are finally done with the task given to them, noting that the disbursed fund is part of the Ten million (10M) naira earmarked for the project.

*Additional story by People, politics and places

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