The wife of Oyo State Governor, Engr. Tamunominini Makinde has donated items to ten Motherless babies homes in the State.
She has also charged vulnerable children at both private and state-owned homes, not to loose hope in a brighter future despite their present challenges, adding that there is an assurance of a better future in Christ for them.
Mrs. Makinde said this during a two-day visit and 2021 Easter Outreach to the orphanage homes across Oyo State.
According to Engr. Makinde, Easter is a period to share love and joy with our children and family.
She commended the owners of the various orphanage homes and caregivers for the efforts made to ensure that children are well taken care of.
Engr. Makinde also enjoined the homes to use the gift items such as foodstuff, toiletries, and cash effectively to attend to the needs of the children and homes.
The First Lady, therefore lauded the present administration under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde, for supporting her office to make the year 2021 Easter outreach a reality.
In their separate remarks, the founders of the visited orphanage homes, explained that their homes were set up to respond to the multiple needs of children and youths, both in rural and urban centres especially, vulnerable, orphan and children in conflict with the law or exposed to gender-based violence.
They commended the wife of the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Makinde for her kind gesture towards their homes not on Easter day alone but at all times.
Some of the homes visited were Jesus Children Mission Outreach, New Bodija, Ibadan, Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Persons, Temidire, Moniya, Ibadan, His Grace Restoration and Rehabilitation Centre, Ilora, Oyo, Child Gospel Mission Home, Ogbomoso, Nigerian Training Centre for the Blind Persons, Ogbomoso, Juvenile Institution Correctional, Ijokodo, Ibadan, Child Care Unit, Ijokodo, Ibadan, La vie MOT Global Mission Home, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, Nazareth Home, Oluwo, New Ife Express Road, Ibadan, and Dorcas Adunola Oyedeji Home, New Ife Road, Ibadan.
Personalities that were with the First Lady during the visitations include the Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Faosat Joke Sanni, the Honourable Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon. Olufunmilayo Orisadeyi, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora, Hon. Bolanle Sarumi, the Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Mrs. Christiana Abioye, and Directors from the Ministry.