Thousands of protective materials against COVID-19 worth millions of Naira have been procured for distribution to people of Bauchi State by the State chapter of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC).
The move was done as part of its corporate social responsibilities to the people the state in order to ensure that the COVID-19 infection did not spread across the state as well as to protect the people.
While flagging off the distribution of the items at the State Secretariat of the APC on Thursday, State Chairman of the party, Uba Ahmed Nana said that the items to be distributed include; face masks, hand sanitizers, tissue papers and hand gloves.
He explained that the gesture was meant to assist people to protect themselves against contracting the deadly COVID-19 saying that the APC as a people’s oriented party is concerned about the pandemic.
Uba Nana added that the protective materials have now become so scarce and expensive in the state making it difficult for some citizens to buy them.
While calling on charity organisations and wealthy individuals in the state to also assist the people with similar items, the APC Chairman advised the general public in the state to strictly comply with the guidelines on how to prevent themselves from contracting the disease and spreading it.
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