The Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Saturday commenced the distribution of the Federal Government COVID-19 palliatives to beneficiaries at Isa, Sabon Birni and Gada Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Malam Zubairu Albadau, the Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on Relief and Rehabilitation, flagged off the exercise.
He said that other LGAs in the state will receive their own share of the palliative within the week.
Albadau reassured that the state government will continue to ensure that the hardship, occasioned by the pandemic, is limited.
“Today, we are commencing the distribution of the FG-COVID-19 palliatives to ease the pain inflicted by the pandemic.
“The Federal Government, through the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has provided a large number of food stuffs to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
“However, I urged the beneficiaries of the gesture to ensure proper utilization of the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper