From: Yusuf Mairiga Shekarau, Jos
The Deputy Speaker, House of Representative Honorable Ahmed Idris Wase, has presented millions of naira worth of food items to the Plateau state government as palliative to ease hardships caused by the ravaging Covid-19 Pandemic.
The event took place Tuesday at the headquarters of the State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA) in Jos.
The items comprising one trailer of rice, 500 bags of magi cube, 500 bags of spaghetti and 2000 medium size of yam tubers was handed over to the Plateau state COVID-19 palliative committee headed by the state Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden as its chairman.
Presenting the items on behalf of the deputy speaker, his senior legislative aide, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi Yalun said “It gives me a great pleasure to hand over these items to the plateau state COVID-19 palliative committee on behalf of the Deputy speaker”.
He said that the deputy speaker shares in the pains and trauma caused by the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic. The deputy speaker is greatly aware of the precarious situations our people have been facing as a result of this COVID-19”.
He enjoined the citizens to remain calm and embrace all the safety advises in order to stemming the spread of the disease.
Receiving the items, the Chairman of the Plateau State palliative committee and the deputy governor of the state thanked the deputy speaker for his generosity and showcase of patriotism.
He said “ This is one of the highest palliatives plateau state has received from individual entities”.
He enjoined other well to do individuals especially top government functionaries to emulate the deputy speaker in this trying moments of global outbreak and spread.