Katsina state Government has launched the distribution of Grains palliative provided by National Emergency Agency (NEMA) for the thirty four local government areas at state Grains store Malumfashi.
The speaker katsina state Hause of Assembly Rt Hon Tasiu Musa maigari said the palliative was provided by Nema to cushion the effect of covid 19 to vulnerable house hold in the state.
Alh Tasiu Musa Maigari also recalled that during the distribution of first phase of Nema palliative 50 kg of maize ,50kg of Guinea corn 50kg of Millet to 65,000 house holds benefited across the state.
He explained that this is the second round of distribution of Grains palliative provided by Nema to katsina state.
The speaker noted that since the inception of distribution of palliatives one hundred and thirty five thousand house holds benefited across the state to date.
Alh Tasiu Musa Maigari thanked the distribution committee members for their efforts and called on them to maintain the tempo.
The permanent secretary Deputy Governor’s office Alh Aminu Bazariye MNI explained that the first round of palliative distribution in katsina state was in August 2020 after lockdown.
He recalled that various organizations provided palliative to katsina state including CACOVID, VCF, NEMA, among others
Alh Aminu Abu Bazariye MNI said the distribution is the fifth in the series of distribution of palliative since August but the second round provided by NEMA.
The Chief press secretary to the Deputy Governor’ katsina state, Ibrahim Musa kallah, in a statement added that the permanent secretary applauded the support of the members of the distribution committee for their cooperation that led to the success of the exercise.