Nigeria: Borno State Governor Establishes Committee On Palliatives Distribution

photo by Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala

photo by Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala

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Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has constituted a 16-member committee that will commence the distribution of palliatives today, mostly varieties of food items to cushion the effects of 14 days lockdown in the state.

Special Adviser on public relations and strategy, Malam Isa Gusau announced this in a statement released on Friday night.

Gusau said that the committee to be chaired by commissioner of agriculture, Engr Bukar Talba, which will target vulnerable persons in urgent need of government interventions as the Governor will continue to monitor progress in the continued lockdown aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19 infection.

The spokesman added that the chairperson of the state emergency management agency Hajja Yabawa Kolo is to serve as the secretary with 14 other members.

He further said that Governor Zulum expects the committee to discharge its duty with efficiency, highest sense of responsibility and most importantly, with the fear of God.

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