People of Warji Local Government Area in Bauchi state have started benefitting from the COVID-19 palliatives as part of the state government’s measure to cushion the effect of Coronavirus.
Handing over the consignment to the people in Katangar Warji, headquarters of the council area yesterday, the state deputy governor, Senator Baba Tela said 3, 500 households in the area are to benefit from the palliative,
Senator Baba Tela, also the chairman of the State Committee on Fight against COVID-19 pandemic, explained that the palliative consignment will be handled over to the most senior district head in the area for onward distribution to beneficiaries.
He said that the palliative Committee to involve district heads who are the custodians of the people irrespective of creed or religion to equitably and justifiably distribute the commodity.
To this end, the deputy governor handed over the consignment to Warji district head, Alh. Sama’ila Boyi Ahmad, and urged him to surmount all challenges that may place a cog in the exercise.
The district head has while receiving the items assured of doing justice to all manners of people, and commended the state government for the gesture, saying it will go a long way in alleviating their sufferings.
The COVID-19 palliative consignment comprised of maize, rice, sorghum, beans, macaroni, sugar, Maggi, among others.
The palliative distribution Committee has so far extended the gesture to eleven of the twenty Local Government Areas of Bauchi state.