According to report reaching oyogist.com, The Katsina State government has embarked on a fresh phase of palliatives distribution to over 40,000 vulnerable households across the 34 Local Government Areas of the state.
Katsina State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the State COVID-19 Emergency Response Committee, Mannir Yakubu, told reporters on Friday that people of proven integrity have been selected to distribute the items which included millet, guinea corn, and maize.
He said “In each polling unit, the arrangement is to make sure that the palliatives reach the vulnerable people in the grassroots.
“Each of the eight households will benefit from either a 50-kilogram bag of millet, guinea corn or maize. So, in total, we have over 40,000 households across the state that will benefit from the palliatives while the local governments are responding, they have started coming to collect today,”