FCT Minister claims there’s no hoarded COVID-19 palliatives hidden in Abuja
Ramatu Aliyu, the FCT Minister of State, has alleged that there are no hoarded COVID-19 palliatives in the Nigeria state capital.
This was echoed in a statement by the minister’s Special Assistant on Media, Austine Elemue, who revealed that items meant for flood victims were safe and secured.
Austine also stated that security agents were being deployed to prevent any attack in the city, cautioned unsuspecting members of the public against being lured into criminality under the guise of chasing ‘hoarded’ palliative food items.
She further revealed that the FCT Administration had in the past few months distributed all items procured and also distributed donated items to the Area Councils, Community Associations, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Professional bodies/associations, stressing the administration has continued to receive donations that are distributed on a continuous basis, very transparently.