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Governor Sanwo-Olu surprises Lagosians with Christmas gifts

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Today, 26th December is Boxing Day, and for residents across Lagos State, Christmas took an unexpected pleasant turn when gifts from their Governor came knocking at their doors.

Christmas wishes left as half-hearted comments on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s social media page inspired a season of giving themed, #BOSChristmas.

Many beneficiaries expressed their shock when the exact gifts they had requested were delivered to them.

“I got the laptop delivered to my door this evening and it still feels like a dream”, says Oluwagbotemi Moshood, a final year student.

“Is this real? You have no idea what this means to my business, Nomzy Kitchen. Thank you Santa Sanwo-Olu!“ exclaimed Precious Onome, a caterer who won a deep freezer.

So far, the lucky winners have been drawn from all parts of the Mainland and Island, including Surulere, Oshodi, Ejigbo, Ogba, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Abule-Egba, Ajah, etc.

Items won range from foodstuff, to livestock, home appliances, tuition fees, business equipment and a lot more.

Other recipients of the include mother of two, Oluwadamilola Adeleke, and Eunice Ifeoluwa, both in the Ijesha area of the state; Toriola Fadekemi, Ademola Adewusi, Precious Onome, Omoleye Falomo and a host of others.

Speaking on the inspiration behind the gesture, Governor Sanwo-Olu stated, “This season, be your brother’s keeper, check in on your neighbours, lend a helping hand. It is the season of giving, therefore show kindness to one another in gifts and affection. I hope we are inspired, even in our own little way to make someone happy.”

This seasonal giveaway is open to all residents within Lagos State and is billed to run throughout the yuletide season, into the new year.

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