Group of Professionals donate to Oyo Diasporans Fundraising Appeal

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Makinde on Diaspora Affairs, Bolanle Sarumi Aliyu on Friday revealed that a group of professionals known as OMITUNTUN INITIATIVE IN THE DIASPORA donated a sum of #1 million naira to the fundraising appeal set up by her office for trafficked victims.

The event was Chaired by the Chief of Staff to the Governor: Chief Bisi Ilaka, who gave an appreciation remark and an award to the Donor Organisation thanking them for reaching out to being a part of the success of this Government. He lauded the initiative for living up to the true meaning of ” Let’s be our brother’s keeper”.

Hon Sarumi Aliyu noted that the fundraising appeal would be channeled to the repatriation and rehabilitation of trafficked victims who are citizens of Oyo State
As we speak, there are about 141 Stranded Nigerian ladies in Lebanon, 41 of them are indigenes of Oyo State who want to return home.”

Diaspora’s Office would need kind-hearted indigenes from Oyo State and Nigerians all over the world to donate so we can bring the 41 victims home and get them rehabilitated and Empowered.

While expressing her gratitude to OMITUNTUN INITIATIVE IN THE DIASPORA for the donation, Hon Bolanle used the occasion to call on well-meaning Nigerians to reach out to the government through her office and assist those that had indicated to return home from the trauma they experience daily in Lebanon.
She urged other potential donors to contact her office for more details.

OID also presented awards to Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubanwo Adeosun, SSA on Diaspora Affairs, Hon Bolanle Sarumi, and Special Assistant on Youths and Sport, Hon Kazeem Bolarinwa.

Also in attendance: DG Agri-Business Dr. Debo Akande, DG Mineral Resources Hon Abiodun Oni, Special Adviser Info, Culture, and Tourism Hon Ademola Ige, and Special Adviser Community Relations Hon Femi Josiah.

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The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Makinde on Diaspora Affairs, Bolanle Sarumi Aliyu on Friday revealed that a group of professionals known as OMITUNTUN INITIATIVE IN THE DIASPORA donated a sum of #1 million naira to the fund raising appeal set up by her office for trafficked victims. The event was Chaired by the Chief of Staff to the Governor: Chief Bisi Ilaka, who gave an appreciation remark and an award to the Donor Organisation thanking them for reaching out to being a part of the success of this Government. He lauded the initiative for living up to the true meaning of " Let's be our brothers keeper". Hon Sarumi Aliyu noted that the fund raising appeal would be channelled to the repatriation and rehabilitation of trafficked victims who are citizens of Oyo State As we speak, there are about 141 Stranded Nigerian ladies in Lebanon, 41 of them are indigenes of Oyo State who want to return home.” Diaspora’s Office would need kind hearted inidigenes from Oyo State and Nigerians all over the world to donate so we can bring the 41 victims home and get them rehabilitated and Empowered. While expressing her gratitude to OMITUNTUN INITIATIVE IN THE DIASPORA for the donation, Hon Bolanle used the occasion to call on well meaning Nigerians to reach out to the government through her office and assist those that had indicated to return home from the trauma they experience daily in Lebanon. She urged other potential donors to contact her office for more details. OID also presented awards to Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubanwo Adeosun, SSA on Diaspora Affairs, Hon Bolanle Sarumi and Special Assistant on Youths and Sport,Hon Kazeem Bolarinwa. Also in attendance: DG Agri Business Dr Debo Akande, DG Mineral Resources Hon Abiodun Oni, Special Adviser Info, Culture and Tourism Hon Ademola Ige and Special Adviser Community Relations Hon Femi Josiah. #goodgovernance #oyostate #diaspora #humantrafficking

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