FG Donates COVID-19 Preventive Kits to The Disabled.
The People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) have been presented with COVID-19 preventive items by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
The items include hand sanitizers, face masks, soaps, bleach and plastic buckets.
The items were presented by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq to the Chief of the Karmajiji Disabled Community, Alhaji Katsina, in Abuja
Mrs. Nkechi Onwukwe, who represented her said: “It is agreed that the most effective way to contain the disease is to wash hands frequently, practice good hygiene and avoid large gatherings, by staying at home for the prescribed duration as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari in his broadcast to the nation on the disease.
“To urgently intervene and provide support for the vulnerable persons, the Ministry has swung into action to ensure that the PLWDs will receive intervention are care, we will expand our safety net programme to make sure that we raise the number of qualified beneficiaries with special needs who will receive government support”.