The House Leader, Kwara House of Assembly, Alhaji Olawoyin Abubakar-Magaji, has distributed food and other relief materials to 1,500 residents in Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state to beat Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The assemblyman distributed the materials in five wards that constitute Magaji-Ngeri Ward of his constituency on Sunday.
The Nigeria News Agency reports that each beneficiary received a bag of Semovita and sanitisers beach as a palliative measure to assist them during the current stay at home policy of the state government.
NAN recalls that the Kwara Government on Friday direct all residents of the state including commercial vehicle operators and civil servants, to stay indoor indefinitely as part of measures to guard against outbreak of Coronavirus in the state.
The House Leader, who did not disclose the amount of the items, said he embarked on the programme to assist residents in his constituency live a normal life during the stay at home period.
Abubakar-Magaji added that the gesture was also aimed at complementing the state government preventive measures against the outbreak of COVID-19 in all parts of the state.
The legislator however advised people of the state to abide with all government directives on 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 parties affiliation or background.
The APC Women Leader in the ward, Hajia Bukola Yusuf, and the APC Chairman, Warah Ward, Alhaji lbtahim Amuda, commended the gesture, urging other politicians and philanthropists to emulate the lawmaker.
They said the two items were distributed to indigent residents in the constituency to assist them during the stay at home period.
Two of the beneficiaries, Mrs Rashidat lsiaq and Mallam Abdulkareem Galadima, thanked the House Leader for the support.
Edited By: Fela Fashoro/Muhammad Suleiman Tola
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