By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara
No fewer than 1,500 residents in five wards that constitute Magaji-Ngeri ward in the llorin West local government area of Kwara State on Sunday received 10 kilogram of Semovita and Hand-sanitizers as part of palliative measure to assist them during the current stay-at- home policy of the state government.
The distribution of Semovita and Hand-sanitizers was at the instance of the Leader of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Olawoyin Abubakar-Magaji.
The Kwara State Government had on Friday directed all residents of the state including commercial vehicle operators and civil servants to stay indoors indefinitely as part of measures to guard against the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The House Leader who did not disclose the amount of the items while distributing them said he embarked on the distribution of the items to assist residents of his constituency live a comfortable life during the stay-at-home period.
Abubakar-Magaji added that the gesture was also aimed at complimenting the state government preventive measures against the outbreak of the coronavirus in all parts of the state.
The House Leader advised the people to abide by all government directives on the prevention of the scourge and maintain personal hygiene at all times.
He said the two items were distributed to some indigent people in Magaji-Ngeri ward regardless of political party affiliation or background
The APC Women Leader, Magaji-Ngeri Ward, Hajia Bukola Yusuf, and APC Chairman, Warah ward, Alhaji Ibrahim Amuda, commended the House Leader for the gesture.
Two of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Rashidat lsiaq and Mallam Abdulkareem Galadima, thanked the House Leader for the gesture.