The Lagos State government has commenced the distribution of 107,546 food palliative packs which were handed over to the state government by the Coalition Against COVID (CA-COVID) for distribution to Lagosians, especially the vulnerable and less privileged in the state.
The food items were received on behalf of the State Government by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Alausa, in company of the deputy governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde and the Acting Commissioner of Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, among other state officials and representatives of CA-COVID
Governor Sanwo-Olu later distributed part of the items to some of the beneficiaries, who were present at the ceremonial handover of the food palliatives.
Speaking on behalf of the state government, Ms Olusanya said the food items were meant for the indigent residents of the state and the elderly.
According to Olusanya, a single beneficiary will get each a pack containing 10 kilograms of rice, five kilograms of garri, five kilograms of sugar, one kilogram of salt, two cartons of noodles (Indomie) and one carton of pasta, for his or her family.