President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of Seventy thousand Metric tons of grains from the National Strategic reserve for distribution to vulnerable Nigerians to cushion the effect of the Lockdown.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, Mr Boss Mustapha stated this at the news briefing of the Task Force in Abuja.
According to Him, the first batch of the distribution would be released to Lagos and Ogun states as well as the FCT.
Mr Mustapha said with time, same will be replicated in other states.
Emmanuel Kutara/ Abuja