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Covid-19: Buhari has Done it Again in Kogi



President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday delivered three-truck loads of rice and one truck of vegetable-oil in Kogi state

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As part of economic stimulus on COVID-19, people of Kogi has benefitted from the FG. A delegation from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development led by Mrs Nadia Mohammed, delivered the palliatives to the state government in Kogi state.

Mohammed made it known that the relief packages were for distribution to the people to ease the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the poor masses.o

According to her, the action is in line with President Muhammadu buhari’s order that food palliatives should be distributed to vulnerable people across the country.

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The minister has selected officials that will be in charge of this distribution with the fear of God, with emphasis they should be delivered to those really in need of them.

Getting the items on behalf of the Governor of kogi state, the state Deputy-Governor, Mr Edward Onoja, commended the President for his concern for the vulnerable people at this difficult period.

He promised that the items will be judiciously handled, assuring that they will get to the intended beneficiaries.

The Deputy Governor, who said that the state was yet to record any case of COVID-19, said that efforts would continue to be made to ensure that the state remained free of the disease.

The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr Jamiu Abdulkareem, in a vote of thanks, described the intervention as timely.

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He thanked the Federal Government for the kind gesture, calling on corporate organisations and well meaning individuals to emulate the gesture.