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LASG RECEIVES CA-COVID FOOD PALLIATIVE PACKS

L-R: Managing Director/CEO and  member  of CA-COVID, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and CA-COVID State representative, Mr. Amaechi Okobi during the presentation of CA-COVID food presentation to the Lagos Government, at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday 22nd Sept had a ceremonial receipt of food palliative items from the CaCOVID team. The estimated number of beneficiaries to be addressed is ongoing via the process of the LASG team repackaging items into single beneficiary packs for easy distribution and logistics.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, flanked byManaging Director/CEO and member of CA-COVID, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou (left); CA-COVID State representative, Mr. Amaechi Okobi (right); Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (second right); Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Bisola Olusanya (third right), other members of CA-COVID and some beneficiaries during the presentation of CA-COVID food presentation to the Lagos Government, at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

So far, 50,000 beneficiary packs (each containing 10kg of rice, 5kg of garri, 5kg of sugar, 1kg of salt, 2 cartons of indomie noodles and a carton of pasta) are ready for distribution as par phase 1, which is to commence towards the end of the week.

The 2nd phase of distribution would be the subsequent repackaging of the balance food items and quantities communicated to the public in line with audit from both the LASG and CaCOVID teams.

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