By Chris Nyamtu
Senator Representing Nasarawa South in Nasarawa State,Tanko Almakura has donated three thousand bags of rice as palliatives to the poorest residents of the zone.
At the distribution of the items in Lafia the Nasarawa state capital, Senator Tanko Almakura said the gesture was to cushion the impact of stay at home directive by government to curb the spread of COVID 19 pandemic.
He stated that as a representative , he was mindful of the hardships the people are passing through as all their means of livelihood had been disrupted due to government’s restriction order to contain the virus.
Senator Tanko Almakura commended the federal government for steps taken so far in combating COVID 19 and called on residents of the state to remain resolute and cooperate with government to prevent the spread of the disease.
Each of the fifty three Electoral Wards in Nasarawa South Senatorial Zone was given fifty bags of rice.