‘Sacked’ Local Government chairmen under the aegis of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), have setaside their political differences and power tussle to wish the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde quick recovery after testing positive for coronavirus.
OYOINSIGHT.COM had earlier reported how the number onecitizen of the State announced that he has tested positive tocoronavirus in a tweet on his official Twitter account on Mondayevening.
The ‘sacked‘ council bosses wished the governor quick recovery in astatement signed by the Chairman of ALGON in the state, PrinceAyodeni Abass-Aleshinloye titled “Get well quick, Your Excellency,Engr Seyi Makinde”.
“ALGON Oyo State prays for the quick recovery of Governor SeyiMakinde as he undergoes treatment for COVID-19 in an isolationcenter.
“Instead of trading blames as to the cause (s) or venue (s) of theinfection afflicting the governor, we should concentrate more onhow to combat Coronavirus, our common enemy that has nowbecome a real danger to humanity and its health and economicprosperity globally.“ the statement read.
The group stressed further that it is important for everyone to know that Coronavirus disease knows no frontier, no class, no politicalparty, religion or ethnic origin.
They then emphasized that the people of Oyo State must unite for itscontainment and cure because no one is safe in as much as thedangerous virus is still in anyone’s cell.
“A lesson to learn now is to be our brother’s keeper in togethernessand common objective, which is to see a COVID-19 free Oyo State,Nigeria, and the entire world” the group added.
The ‘sacked‘ council bosses are not the first set of people to set aside their political differences to wish the Governor quick recovery as he battles a disease that has killed thousands globally. OYOINSIGHT.COM had earlier reported how other bigwigs in the opposition political parties in the State have prayed for the speedy recovery of the number one citizen of the State.
At the time of writing this report, the total number of confirmedcases by the NCDC in the country is now 139 with two deaths.
The index case in Oyo – the pacesetter State is now Eight.