In the spirit of the season, the Oyo State government, through the wife of the state Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, has doled out Christmas gifts in monetary and material items to the people of the state.
The distribution which is a way of demonstrating the essence of the season- sharing and selfless giving- occurred at the government house tennis court yesterday.
Mrs Ajimobi stressed that the essence of christmas is giving, she therefore urged the beneficiaries to imbibe the spirit of giving and share with others from what they have received.
She also charged them to take the season not only as asa tine to wine and dine but to relish the goodness of God through the year while soberly reflecting on the mercies of life, sound health.
The distribution was made to the 354 wards in Oyo state, 10 homes and orphanages and the state and local government executives of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Mrs Ajimobi wished everyone a merry Christmas and prayed that God will make the new year years prosperous one for all adding that God will change the situation in the country for better.
In her opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Mrs Foluso Sali, appreciated the wife of the state Governor for annually distributing the items to employ the life of selflessness and giving