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First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu Says The Elderly Must Not Be Forgotten

First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu Says The Elderly Must Not Be Forgotten

Nigeria’s First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has reemphasized the need to give more attention to the elderly.

Senator Tinubu was speaking while receiving the Wife of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mrs. Patience Eno in her office at the State House, Abuja.
She noted that the elderly have paid their dues in life and deserve to be taken care of in their old age.

The first Lady said it is easy to bypass the elderly because their voice is no more loud adding that they need attention of those on position.
She commended the Akwa Ibom State Governor Pastor Eno for buying into the vision of the Renewed Hope Initiative Elderly Support Scheme, RHIESS”.

The First Lady used the opportunity to congratulate the Governor for his victory at the Supreme Court, upholding him as Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

Earlier, her guest, the wife of the Akwa Ibom state governor, Pastor (Mrs.) Patience Eno explained that she was at the State House to update the First Lady on the RHIESS.

The wife of the Governor stated that Akwa Ibom State will now host 500 elderly, aged 65 years and above every month and give them Fifty Thousand Naira each (N50,000.00), in addition to giving them other items and having free medical checks.

Galaxy tv reports that the First Lady, through the Renewed Hope Initiative had on the 21st of December held the maiden edition of the elderly Support Scheme, RHIESS nationwide, where 250 elderly per state, the FCT and the Veterans of the Armed Forces aged 65years and above were given one Hundred Thousand Naira each with other items and medical checks.

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