From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse
As part of his contribution towards fight against the spread of Corona virus, the former Inspector General of Police Mr Sulaiman Abba has doled out Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) worth N3 million to support Jigawa state government.
Presenting the equipment to the commissioner of health Dr Abba Umar Zakari, the former IG said, the fight against the pandemic has become imperative to all and sundry especially those that are well endowed to support the government through whatever means.
Mr Sulaiman Abba who hails from Gwaram local government of the state said the items that consists of face masks, hand sanitizers, hand gloves, medicated soaps and wash hand containers would be shared amongst the 27 local governments of the state.
He said the gesture was made to support and protect health workers whom he said are the front liners in the fight against the disease to have adequate protection from the pandemic while in the course of discharging their duties.
While receiving the materials the commissioner of health in the state Dr. Abba Zakari said the items would be judiciously put to use as desired by the donor adding that, “such support is never too small or big as the pandemic has continued to wreck havoc across the globe.