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A farmer in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital, Tosin Edun, on Thursday presented some food items to security personnel enforcing the stay-at- home order aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19.

The farmer’s gesture was extended to officers of the Nigeria police, NSCDC as well as TRACE and So-Safe corps as a way of encouraging them while being exposed to the coronavirus in the line of duty.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that items distributed to the security personnel at Pansheke and Adatan areas of Abeokuta included crates of eggs, catfish and vegetables.

Edun, who explained that the package was to touch lives in a special way, pledged that the exercise would be continuous throughout the lockdown.

He commended government for the lockdown, saying it remained the best way to check the spread of the virus.

NAN reports that the beneficiaries had expressed gratitude to the donor, describing the gesture as very rare.

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Edited By: Remi Koleoso/Mufutau Ojo)
(NAN)

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