Osun State Government will tomorrow begin the distribution of the first batch of rice palliatives totalling 6,300 bags on a local government basis with 10 Local Governments expected to be in the first batch.
A statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, a copy received by our correspondent explained that 10 local governments will receive the palliative first.
The statement said the palliative committee, aftter deliberations agreed that the rice distributions should commence on Wednesday, 30th of August with 10 local government areas as the first set.
The 10 local government areas expected to receive their palliative on Wednesday are Atakunmosa East and West, Ayedaade, Ayedire, Boluwaduro, Boripe, Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Local Governments.
On Thursday, it will be the turn of Ife Central, Ifedayo, Ifẹ East, Ifelodun, Ifẹ North, Ifẹ South, Ila, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, and Irepodun Local governments.
On Friday, Irewole, Isokan, Iwo, Obokun, Odo-otin, Ola-Oluwa, Olorunda, Oriade, Orolu, Osogbo and Area Office – Modakeke.
The Commissioner for Special Duties and Regional IntegrationDrr. Bashiru Salami, the coordinating ministry for palliatives distribution, added that the state government will still roll out itn palliatives after the distribution of the federal government rice palliatives.