Relief came the way of a less privileged middle aged man, Iseoluwa Adelabu, as the Ekiti state ?governor, Ayodele Fayose presented him with a cash gift of N500,000 and a new motorcycle.
Iseoluwa, a crippled cobbler, workshop and tools got burnt in Ikoro Ekiti recently. To show his care and affection for him,the governor followed the man to a bank to lodge the money there.
Iseoluwa,who is the bread winner of his family had last week, after the inferno that rendered him homeless and helpless, appealed to the people and government to come to his rescue.
His house and shoe making equipment were burnt to ashes in an inferno that engulf his residence. The crippled cobbler, said life has been so miserable for him and his family members since the ugly incidence occurred last week.
He disclosed that he has been squatting with one of his friends along side his family. He thanked the Governor and the good people of Ekiti State for their support and compassion, saying that he has received support from individuals and philanthropists within the state.
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Meanwhile, the N19.6bn loan facilities sought by Fayose, was approved by the Ekiti state house of assembly today.