Giving my birthday gifts to the underprivileged — Oyebanji

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Abiodun Oyebanji, has urged friends, family, supporters and the general public to halt any plans they may have for his 55th birthday scheduled for December 21.

Oyebanji, who said he would not want any birthday gifts, newspaper advertisements, gatherings or parties commemorating his birthday, said: “Instead of placing advertisements, gifts or parties, anyone who is willing to celebrate with me should donate to less privileged children. in the state.”

The Governor in a statement from his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, on Saturday titled “No birthday celebration for me, says Governor Oyebanji,” specifically said that such plans should be turned into gifts and support for schools for the physically handicapped in the state’s three senatorial districts.

Is it so; School for the Deaf, Ikoro-Ekiti; School for the Blind, Ikere-Ekiti; and the School for the Mentally and Physically Handicapped, Ido-Ekiti.

He said: “The financial and material gifts sent to these schools by my friends and supporters will be a more cherished birthday celebration for me. The country is at a point where citizens must make deliberate efforts to reach out to the underprivileged.”

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