Nasarawa State Government has commenced distribution of COVID 19 Relief Materials to households in 1,495 polling units across the 13 local government areas of the state.
At the presentation of the food items to the 13 Local council Chairmen in the state at the Government House in Lafia, Governor Abdullahi Sule warned that any reported case of diversion would attract severe sanctions.
Governor Abdullahi Sule said the target beneficiaries of the palliatives were the poorest households and the vulnerable members to ameliorate the hardship they are facing due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
He stated that the relief materials were donations from Coalition of Private Organizations and the federal government.
38 trucks of relief materials comprising of rice, macaroni, sugar, spaghetti noodles among other food items were presented to the Council Chairmen for onward movements to the various polling units for distribution.