AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna
SENATOR representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.
The Senator said the gesture was aimed at cushioning the effects of the Covid-19, especially as Ramadan begins.
Sani said the whole world is bleeding due to the outbreak of the Covid-19.
Senator Sani said Kaduna State alongside other state governments had taken the bold, painful, but necessary decision of lockdown in order to stop the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
“These palliatives which include essential foodstuffs like, rice, millet, sugar and vegetable oil are targeted at two million households and it will continue for the next seven days.
“Also, the palliatives will also be targeted at religious groups, orphanages, women groups, traditional institution and vulnerable groups.” He said.