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COVID-19: Groups Canvass Support For Slum Dwellers, Distribute Free Food To 20,000 Persons In Lagos

Labo Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with Hapas Community Development Initiative, have raised consciousness on the plight of slum dwellers in Agberin group alongside the Oworonshoki hall of the Lagos Lagoon, urging authorities to pay extra consideration to folks in such communities.

The teams, by way of the Meals4All initiative, additionally distributed meals gadgets to over 20,000 slum dwellers to cushion the consequences of the hardship attributable to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The initiative was additionally supported by Nigerian Breweries, who supplied beverage drinks for the slum dwellers. 

According to Funke Sodade, Founder, Hapas Community in Initiative, dwellers of communities comparable to Agberin in Oworonshoki are among the many hardest hit by the cruel financial impact of the COVID-19 scourge. 


She stated, “Interventions from organisations comparable to Labo Group and Nigerian Breweries is essential and demanding.

“This is as a result of when the cruel impact of the pandemic bites laborious, dwellers of communities comparable to this are the worst hit.

“We embarked on palliatives to the needy  especially during economic lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.” 

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According to Olabisi Akanbi, CEO, Labo Group and Founder, Labo Foundation, the personal and public sector would want to do extra to make life simpler for residents of communities comparable to Agberin in Oworonshoki and different city-slum dwellers. 

She stated, “They construct their properties on shafts coated by cloths or trampoline. This makes dwellers vulnerable to illness, life expectancy is low as with earnings. It’s a myriad of issues.this

“Slum dwellers are at an incredible drawback as a result of they can not afford the excessive hire of a metro metropolis like Lagos.”

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