Stomach infrastructure: Fayose distributes rice, chicken, cash to Ekiti people

Fayose distributes largeseNo less than 80,000 chickens and 100,000 bags of rice were distributed by Governor Ayodele Fayose to the people of the state between Thursday and Saturday.

A statement by Fayose’s Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti said the Christmas largesse including cash gift were distributed under the stomach infrastructure programme.

According to Adelusi, people of the state who continued to besiege the Governor’s office in large numbers as well as those who had theirs delivered to them at their domain were amazed at Fayose’s action, saying it has been long such has occurred in the state.

“Some of the elderly who could not hide their joy at the rear opportunity of having to celebrate the season with the package poured torrents of prayers on the man they referred to as supporter of a common man.

“As early as 10:00am, the Governor alongside several members of staff had started distributing the package to the people who kept appearing in their multitudes.”

Adelusi said some of the beneficiaries noted that the gesture had again reaffirmed the governor as a grassroots man.

“They appreciated the governor for putting himself in the shoes of the common man who may find it difficult to prepare sumptuous meal to his family at this period of festivity,” he added.

Adelusi identified the beneficiaries to include widows, the aged, pensioners, traders and artisans.

It will be the turn of teachers on Monday.

The exercise will run till Christmas Day.