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Makinde donates car to physically-challenged LG staff

Oyo State government has donated an automatic geared car to a physically challenged local government worker, who is an acting director, Education and Social Services, to ease his movement and encourage others in his condition of government’s readiness to support people with special needs.

The beneficiary, Dauda Adeagbo, is crippled and works with Ifeloju Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ogbooro, in OkeOgun area of the state.

While presenting the vehicle, which is specially made for Adeagbo’s physical challenge on behalf of the state governor on Monday at the Car Park of the Ministry, the commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Bayo Lawal, said the event was in continuation of the delivery of succour to the people with special needs, as promised by Governor Seyi Makinde during the electioneering period.

Lawal stressed that the governor had been a philanthropist before he came to power, adding that the exercise would be replicated in all the local government areas and Local Council Development Areas across the state.

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“Aside regular payment of salaries, prompt promotion and access to other allowances, workers should be awarded and encouraged, so that they will do their civil duties optimally and effectively, I want to assure the people of the State that the present administration under the able leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde is ready to encourage workers across the State to aid their better performance.

“Dauda Adeagbo Atanda, the acting director of Education and Social Services has been dedicated to his work and his dedication not minding his physical challenge drew the attention of the government to him which is why he is been celebrated today, we urge other Civil Servants in the State to be dedicated, dutiful and loyal, as their reward is around the corner,” he said.

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