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The Kwara State Government has gotten 1,800 sacks of rice and 700 gallons of 25litre vegetable oil as a lot of the Federal Government’s palliatives.

An announcement by the representative of the senator, Rafiu Ajakaye in Ilorin on Sunday said the secretary to the administration, Professor Mamman Saba Jibril got the palliatives for the benefit of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

While complimenting the Federal Government for the signal, he noticed that the palliatives are for the most helpless people in the general public as the world fights COVID-19.

“We are thankful to the Federal Government for connecting with the most defenseless in our State right now.

“In particular, we thank the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development for the motion.

“We guarantee Mr President that the palliatives will be conveyed to the planned recipients as we have been doing,” Jibril said.

“We all should utilize this time of Ramadan to look for God’s kindness. The current circumstance shows exactly how helpless we are and we should implore God to spare us even as we assume our individual jobs as clarified by different wellbeing specialists.”

Dr. Abubakar Suleiman, the group chief of the dissemination bunch from Abuja, said the palliatives “were being shared to States on the request for Mr. President for defenseless gatherings in the hour of the worldwide pandemic.”

Suleiman said the palliatives included three truckloads of 1,800 packs of rice and a truckload of700 gallons of vegetable oil.

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