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COVID-19: ACF commends Kwara govt, Foundation efforts

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Kwara chapter of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Wednesday,  commended efforts of the  government so far,  in containing the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

The forum in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mallam Olayinka Yusuf-Erubu in Ilorin, advised  residents of the state to always adhere to best practices in order to beat the virus.

Olayinka  also lauded individuals, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) religious leaders and traditional institutions among others for donations toward the fight against the pandemic.

He  particularly hailed the founder of Waziri Gobir foundation, Malam Yakubu Gobir, who is the Assistant National General Secretary of the ACF for the donation of N30 million, food items and other essentials to cushion the effects of lockdown directive on the people in the state.

“The ACF wishes to appeal to various individuals, NGOs and others to follow the footsteps of  Waziri Gobir foundation in partnering with the state to contain  the spread of the disease.

“We also appeal to  people of the state that the best strategy for  beating the virus is to stop its spread by avoiding crowded environment and observe social distancing,” he said.

Edited By: Chioma Ugboma and Isaac Ukpoju
(NAN)

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