Makinde Distributes 50 Tricycles To Empower Youths
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*The PS Service Matters, Mrs Adewole Eyitayo with one of the beneficiaries
Fifty youths from Oyo State were beneficiaries of Governor’s Seyi Makinde’s efforts to fight poverty in the State as the State, on Wednesday distributed 50 tricycles to empower the beneficiaries.
The event which held at the premises of the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Ibadan witnessed a large turnout of beneficiaries of the distribution of the tricycles that was said to be the first batch.
Representing the governor at the event, the Permanent Secretary, Service Matters, Mrs Adewole Eyitayo said the gesture of the governor was in fulfillment of his campaign promises during the build up to the 2019 elections.
She said the program was targeted at reducing poverty induced by youths unemployment and it would cover a large number of beneficiaries across Oyo State.