By Richard Ayinde, Osogbo.
In order to collaborate with Osun State Government in eradicating epidemic disease in the state, the Ipetumodu Development Forum, IDF, has donated a borehole to Abebi area of Oke-Ola in Ipetumodu, Ife North Local Government area of the state, charging residents of the area to maintain it judiciously for their own benefit.
While speaking during the commissioning ceremony on Saturday, the forum Vice-Chairman, Barr. Banji Akinloye who represented the forum Chairman, Elder Taiwo Oyetade said the forum would continue to demonstrate it’s unalloyed support to the ancient community.
Barr Akinloye who led other members of the IDF to the commissioning ceremony charged residents of Abebi area to ensure that the borehole project is well maintain as expected so that it will serve them for a long time.
The IDF Vice Chairman stressed the importance of the borehole project to the benefited community, noting that water was one of the most important God-given natural resources.
Barr Akinloye who was highly elated at the commissioning ceremony reiterated the IDF efforts towards the betterment and upliftment of the entire Ipetumodu community saying the Forum will not relent.
He however appreciated all members of the IDF home and abroad for their unflinching support and cooperation in turning around the fortunes of the ancient Ipetumodu community.
While responding, the representative of the benefited community, Prince Claudius Oyetunde highly commended the IDF and expressed gratitude for the kind gesture.
According to Prince Oyetunde, “we thank the entire IDF home and in diaspora for this timely gesture, it is highly appreciated, I pray that God will continue to grant you the zeal to keep doing more to the entire community”.
Prince Oyetunde however assured the IDF that the borehole facility will be used judiciously for the purpose it’s meant for to the benefit of all the residents”.
Other IDF members in attendance during the colourful and well attended commissioning ceremony were, Mr Anthony Adetoro, Mr Taye Babalola, Arc Sunday Babasanya, Mrs Moronkola Adedeji, Pastor Isaac Adewuni, Mr Ibraheem Lateef, and the IDF General Secretary, Mr Oyetunmbi Kehinde.