By Shuaibu Zubair Tatu, Birnin Kebbi
Promasidor Nigeria Limited, a consumer packaged goods company based in Lagos, has donated two hundred ( 200 ), cartons of sachet oil to vulnerable women to ease their effects of the lockdown in the State.
A team led by Mr. Lukman Yahaya Baba, handed the items to be distributed to the intended beneficiaries by the Wife of the Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, in Government House, Birnin Kebbi, yesterday.
Baba said gesture is to help vulnerable women in the state to ease the effects of the lockdown, occasioned by the raging global Coronavirus disease ( COVID-19), Pandemic.
He stated that the donation was part of their company’s corporate social responsibility to sustain the most vulnerable persons, through the Covid- 19 Pandemic hunger strike, which they have done nationally.
The Wife of the Governor, Dr.Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu received the items given alongside the Chairman of Kebbi COVID-19 Taskforce, Alhaji Jaafar Muhammad, Hajiya Halima Dikko, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of education, Hajiya Zahrau Wali, the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Women Development and other officials in the office of Dr Bagudu.
Mrs Bagudu expressed appreciation to the company for the well thought gesture.
She said, ” your coming all the way to Kebbi is highly appreciated. The donation came at the right time .
” The items will also serve as a means of relief to the vulnerable persons and we will ensure that, they are distributed openly and immediately.”
The Wife of the Governor also used the opportunity to re- emphasize on the need to continue to obseve the COVID-19 precautionary measures.
This, she stressed, is to further limit the spread of the Virus, while she called on all residents to wear masks, wash their hands, adhere to social distancing and maintain a clean environments
The task force chairman, Alhaji jafar Muhammad also thanked the firm, saying,” we are continuing to battle the coronavirus transmission on all fronts. “