2,211 Most Vulnerable Household To Benefits From Victim Support Fund In Katsina
Katsina State Government has said that a total of 2,211 most vulnerable households have been earmarked to benefit from the victims support fund VSF intervention in the state
Governor Aminu Bello Masari said this during the flag off and distribution of food stuff, Personal protective equipment and essential hygiene products donated to katsina State Government by the victims support fund of the TY Danjuma foundation at Central store katsina.
Governor Masari further explained that each beneficiaries will recieve 10kg of Rice,10kg of maize, 10 kg of Beans, one gallon of cooking oil and 1kg of salt.
He also said additional personal protection materials and essential medical and Hygiene products have been provided for use in isolation centers and other public places to curtail the spread of the virus.
Alh Aminu Bello Masari appreciated the gesture that provided the needed relief intended for the two thausand two hundred and eleven vulnerable house holds across the state.
The Governor assured that victims support funds, food items will reach the targeted beneficiaries across the state under a well structured arrangement.
He further explained that high powered committees at state, local and ward levels have been set up to handle the selection distribution and monitoring of the palliatives.
Alh Aminu Bello Masari noted that success has been recorded in the first and second phase of palliative distribution.
Earlier the State Deputy Governor Alh Mannir Yakubu who is also the chairman state emergency response committee on covid 19 in the state said covid 19 pandemic in the state and the nation in general witnessed an unprecedented solidarity and cooperation between the private sector, federal and state government towards addressing the negative effects of the covid 19 virus in the state and the nation in general.
He said that the victims support funds has donated over eleven thausand assorted food items, medical equipment and hygiene products for distribution to the most vulnerable households, internally displaced person IDPs and isolation centers.
Alh mannir Yakubu said a robust implemetation committee with membership drawn from relevant Government Agencies community leaders ,civil society and faith based organization, local government implemetation committee and members of the state house of assembly have been constituted to undertake the distribution of the food relief items in order to reach the desired people.
One of the beneficiaries Malama Sadiya expressed gratitude for the gesture to victims of covid 19, displaced person and other vulnerable group