Alhaja Tawakalitu Alli, the wife of Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has demonstrated unwavering commitment to the welfare of the elderly by distributing palliatives to them.
No fewer than 100 elderly persons benefitted from the outreach programme held on Friday in Ibadan at the Aliiwo’s palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland.
It would be recalled that her husband, Senator Alli had in the last six months, distributed palliatives worth N70 million to 3000 traders and 3000 widows in the senatorial district.
Many have described the gesture from the couple has a demonstration of their commitment to serving the people of Oyo South and would continue to work towards creating a better as well as more inclusive society for all.
Speaking at the event, the senator’s wife, said that she took it upon herself to provide essential items and support
those in need, having recognised the vulnerability of the elderly.
She said that the distribution of palliatives was aimed at alleviating the hardships faced by the elderly through access to basic necessities and provisions.
The senator’s wife acknowledged the significant role that the elderly play in society and emphasised the importance of ensuring their well-being as well as dignity.
Olori Funmilayo Balogun, wife of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, expressed her gratitude to the senator for extending the gesture to the elderly in the community.
She acknowledged the significance of such acts of kindness, emphasizing the importance of supporting and caring for the elderly population.
Olori Balogun’s appreciation reflected the wider sentiment of the community, recognising Senator Alli’s commitment to uplifting the lives of the elderly and ensuring their well-being.
Some of the beneficiaries in their separate remarks, described the gesture as a testament to her dedication to serving the community and making a positive impact in the lives of others.
“Her selflessness and empathy serve as an inspiration to all, reminding us of the importance of reaching out to those in need and extending a helping hand,” they said.