Today, Governor Ambode directed the deputy Governor, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule, to effect the immediate rehabilitation and provision of welfare assistance for her and her children. This was contained in a statement signed by his
Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna. The Governor was visibly touched after reading her plight. He noted that as a responsible government, the well-being of the people of the State irrespective of their ethnic, religious or political affiliation is paramount to his administration. .
Her husband, Mr. Benjamin Uche absconded from home as a result of the birth of another set of twins from his wife, making it the 3rd in a row. He has refused to pick her calls since. While acknowledging the present economic situation in the country, the Governor noted that it is not proper for anyone to abandon his family, especially young children that they willingly brought to life.
The news, first published by THE NATION, got the attention of other citizens who have indicated interest to assist too. They’ve been surviving on the little earnings she makes from the day care centre where she works. She thanked all for their interest in her plight, assuring to make the best use of the help coming her way…… and promised to wait for at least 3 years b4 trying to get pregnant again so as to give her children enough spacing……