By Suleiman isah Minna
The four orphanage homes in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger State received food items yesterday as part of the council’s effort to ameliorate their suffering occassioned by the lockdown due to the corona virus
Chairman of the council Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Bosso distributed 350 bags of rice to the people and personally supervised the distribution of the rice and other materials like hand sanitizers and face masks which also involved the 11 wards that make up the council as beneficiaries as each ward was given 30 bags of rice.
The Orphanage homes in the council, leadership of the two main religion becomes part of the main beneficiary because of their respect for government directive to remain at home and stay safe due to the epidemic since the first case of the Coronavirus in the state was discovered in Chanchaga local government
Chairman of the council had during a chat with newsmen shortly after the distribution of the palliative said that the entire households in Limawa ward have been fumigated as a proactive measure to curb further spread of COVID 19
He said , “immediately the result came and it was positive, the council moved in and fumigated the entire Limawa ward, with particular attention to the house were the victim resides.”
“We have also provided hand sanitizers and face masks to each household in the area as part of the measures to prevent further spread. The people have been equally sensitized on the need to observe personal hygiene and adhere strictly to instructions from health personnels”.
According to the Chairman, the sum N7million has so far been expended to provide the palliative to the people, saying “the council is planning more palliative if the Lockdown continues. We are expecting some relief materials from the state government and when it comes, we will distribute them to the people”.
He disclosed that the items ddistributed cut across all the people residing ìn the metropolis that make up chanchaga local government regardless of their political, religious and ethnic differences, “this is not the time to segregate”. He added
“Our religious leaders also were not left behind in the donation of food items, We reach out to the leadership of the two main religious in the local government because they are equally being affected by the Lockdown”.