As Nigeria and the world at large continue to battle with the novel coronavirus, the Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District at the Upper Chamber of National Assembly, Dr Buhari Abdulfatai has distributed second batch of palliative to his constituents in Oke Ogun and Ogbomoso, Oyo state.
Items distributed included 2500 bags of semovita, 1000 bags of rice, 100 cartoons of dettol soap and other items which worth about 30million Naira.
Recall that Buhari, the Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport had on 28th March, 2020 distributed 1500 bags of semovita and 600 bags of rice through religion leaders, market women and other associations to the members of the society who are in need.
While speaking with journalists, the Director General of Constituency Office of Senator Fatai Buhari, Alhaji Noah Bello said the distribution will follow the same channel as the intention is to share the food items to those who really need it.
He said “Senator Buhari noted that the prolonged stay at home order because of COVID-19 is really affecting people economically and one of the ways through which the effect can be cushioned is to tackle the challenges of hunger so as to build a healthy body system and immunity against COVID-19”.
Apart from food items the Senator has also donated Personal Protective equipment (PPE) to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso.
Insideoyo.com recalls that Oyo state has 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus out of which 1 person died, 1 person was transferred to Lagos, 10 people discharged while there are 6 active cases in the state.