Yobe State Tasks Force on COVID-19, Sub-Committee on Palliatives distributed food items to hundreds of vulnerable households in Geidam LGA on Friday, 12th June, 2020.
About 8238 households are expected to benefit across the State.
The beneficiaries totalling over 300 households in Geidam include, the elderly, women headed households (WHH), Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs), Youth Headed household who are directly or indirectly affected by the pandemic lock down in Neighboring states and other associated challenges.
The Palliative distribution was flagged off by the Chairman of the Sub-Committee, Dr. Abubakar Garba Iliya who was represented by the Executive Secretary of SEMA, Dr. Mohammed Goje at premises of Geidam Government Lodge, in Geidam town.
In his remark, Dr. Mohammed Goje, who was represented by SEMA’s field team leader, Mallam Musa Maza’un informed the beneficiaries that this is an ongoing support and within available resources of the government, and it will periodically reach out to the most vulnerable populace across the state.
The Community Development Officer of Geidam local government, Malam Aliyu Kaumi thanked Governor Mai Mala Buni for supporting the less privileged in the local government.
Each household received rice, maize, beans, vegetable oil and other condiments.