…Narrates Bitter Experience With COVID-19
…Expresses Gratitude To God, Well Wishers
The member representing Oluyole federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, on Wednesday made her first public appearance at Oyo at the Oyo Central senatorial district meeting since testing positive to COVID-19 early December, 2020.
Narrating her battle with the deadly Coronavirus, Hon Akande-Sadipe said that she noticed the symptoms of the virus in early December, 2020, and immediately had a test that confirmed the positive status.
Earlier, prior to the departure for the meeting with her entourage from her constituency office, Akande-Sadipe tearfully reunited with her ward chairmen, Women Leaders, Youth Leaders and several followers.
Addressing pressmen in Oyo, Akande-Sadipe said, “I feel great, I thank God for life and my recovery, and I am happy to be here today at this Oyo Central senatorial district meeting, being my first home outing since the battle with the deadly virus.”
Expressing gratitude to family members, political allies, and colleagues at the House of Representatives, who stood by her in prayer during the ordeal, the chairperson of the House Committee if Diaspora Affairs siad,
“COVID is real. During the experience, each passing day was a gift. With God first, proper medication and management, I overcame”
Hon Akande-Sadioe explained that though she was very careful before the ordeal, her experience has taught her a lesson that truly COVID-19 should not be handled with levity, especially amid the family unit and members of the same household.
She added, “I would advise members of my constituency and Nigerians to observe social distancing religiously and wear face masks appropriately, until further notice. This is not the time for socializing.
She advised, that when that ordinary fever or cough is prolonged, or when that respiratory discomfort is accompanied by joint aches, loss of smell or taste, irritation, body pains, and palpitations, isolate, test and seek medical attention, adding, COVID-19 is deceptive, don’t self-medicate when you feel like you have malaria. Seek medical attention urgently.”
Expressing her gratitude, Hon Akade-Sadip said, “I thank Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, the Oyo State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Akin Oke, the state Vice-Chairman, Hon. Lekan Adeyemo, the state Organising Secretary, Alhaji Lamolo, the state Woman Leader, Mrs. Mabel Williams, Oluyole APC chairman, Comrade Waidi Akinleye, Oluyole APC leaders, Pa. Abidogun, Alhaji Muibi Ogunrin, Pa. Osuolale Alamu, Hon. Oyeniyi Oyeniran Akande, Baba Garuba, Hon. Abbas Alesinloye, Hon. James Adeleke, Hon. Oyewale Samuel, Oluyole APC Woman Leader, Alhaja Ashake Adebiyi, Oluyole APC Youth Leader, Alhaji Mufu Ladoja, ward chairmen and Women Leaders, Team Tolu, Task CRV, community and religious leaders, and all the good people of Oluyole for their prayers and well wishes.”
Akande-Sadipe promised members of her constituency continued good representation and enhanced projects that will put Oluyole federal constituency on the front burner of developmental initiatives.