Badagry Country Club (BCC), an elite club comprising members of different ethnicities, religions and political orientations. Consisting of Badagry elites, both in the country and in the Diaspora, such as, politicians, lawyers, captains of industry, military officers and other professionals among others, on 9th May 2020 has provided food relief to 500 homes in Badagry in its first phase of Food Bank intervention to alleviate the challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown in the area.
President of the club, Mr. Abiodun Hundeyin, a retired Deputy Controller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service mentioned that the food bank project of the club evolved out of passion to alleviate the challenges of vunerable residents under the lockdown and added that the project was fully funded by contributions of members of the club.
“As the COVID-19 pandemic continue to inflict all sort of pains and losses on people around the world, it is important for BCC to show some love in our neighbourhood.” Engr. Yomi Amosu, the Vice President III of the club added.
Communities reached during its first batch of food distributon are Badagry Township, Topo, Ajara, Iragon, Ikoga, Aradagun, Gbaji, Apa and Owode. But the Club’s Vice President II, Aare Sly Osoba noted that the club plans to reach a community at a time to ensure efficient delivery.
“It is not over yet, second batch of another 500 most vulnerable target is warming up” he said while encouraging other well meaning individuals to join the club and support the food bank project.