COVID-19; Hon. Sanni Abdulraheem gives food stuff, sanitizers, others to residents of Ajaokuta LGA



In order to ease the effects of the stay at home ordered by the Kogi State Government to curtail the spread of the dreaded coronavirus, the Director of finance in the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Abdulraheem Sani said all is set to distribute essential commodities to the people of Ajaokuta local government area.

Some of the items distributed by Hon Abdulraheem

He said the items would ease the sufferings of the people and make it easier for them to adhere to precautionary measures put in place by the state government and advise of World Health Organization to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

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Speaking further, Sanni maintained that “as a leader, the best way to build credibility and gain the trust and respect of the people is to set the right examples.

According to him, the gesture is to complement the efforts of Governor Yahaya Bello led administration, aimed at ameliorating the effects of the stay at home order in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hon Abdulraheem had recently provided motorize borehole for Darul Arqam school Adogo, ASCOL Bumps and carried out the repaire of Inya Ututu and Hon. Saliu Onde boreholes both situated at Achagana ward of Ajaokuta LGA.

Items distributed includes; 100 bags of rice, hand sanitizers, facemask/nose mask, hand gloves and cash donations.

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Recalled that the Kogi state government had last week Thursday ordered a complete shut down of the state with the imposition of total restriction on Okada and trycle operators effective from Saturday to contain the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in the state.

The state government in collaboration with relevant agencies would also enforce the stay at home order, urging the people of the state to fully comply.

The chairman of the squadron Committee set up by Governor Yahaya Bello to enforce compliance with the measures put in place by the government, Chief Edward Onoja, had declared this in a press conference in Lokoja on Friday.

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