Katsina State Government has commenced the distribution of palliatives provided by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) across the State.
The State Deputy Governor Alhaji Mannir Yakubu who is also the Chairman State COVID 19 emergency response committee said the food items were provided by National Emergency Management Agency NEMA includes Millet, Guinea Corn and Maize of Fifty Kilogram (50kg) each.
Briefing newmen on the distribution, the Deputy Governor represented by the Permanent Secretary of his office Alhaji Aminu Abu Bazariye said people of proven integrity are to be benefited from the palliative.
He also said eight needy households were selected in each of the polling unit in the State to benefit from the support across the State.
Alh Aminu Abu Bazariye mni pointed out that about Fourty Thausand households will benefit from the palliative.
He then called on the beneficiary to make judicious use of the food items provided aimed at cusiong the effect of covid 19.
Commenting on the distribution, Director Administration and Finance (DAF) Malumfashi Local Government who is also the Chairman Directors’ of Administration Forum Alhaji Abdulrahman Marafa expressed his appreciation over the support and assured judicious distribution and utilization of recieved food items to targeted beneficiaries.