-About 19,000 constituents benefitted in 13 editions of the food programme so far
Another set of constituents, on Saturday, March 24, 2018, benefitted from the monthly distribution of food items by the lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the lower house of the National Assembly, Hon. Babajimi Benson and his foundation, iCare, a non-profit making organization that focuses on the improvement of the quality of lives of every resident of Ikorodu Federal Constituency.
The beneficiaries of the much celebrated initiative are residents of Ikorodu division who are either in dire need or elderly people, single parent, widow or disabled,all of whom are to be nominated by the members of the public.
Since inception of the monthly food distribution, popularly called ‘Apo-Anu’ (Bag of Mercy) about 13 months ago, about 19,000 constituents of Ikorodu division have benefited so far.
Mayor Deen Sanwoola, the Director-General of iCare Foundation, in his welcome address at this month distribution exercise, thanked the All Progressives Congress (APC) party faithful and other beneficiaries for their ceaseless supports and prayers which he said have enabled Hon Babajimi Benson to continue impacting on the lives of the constituents.
He urged them to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) which he described as their power to vote for the candidates of their choice in 2019 general elections.
According to the organizers of the event, the April edition of the monthly food distribution was coming earlier than the scheduled time to enable beneficiaries experience a hunger free Easter celebration which is a few days away.
Other programmes initiated by iCare Foundation for the constituents in Ikorodu division are Back-to-School project, StartupIkorodu, Road grading, iCare job centre among others.