COVID 19: Wives of Northern Governors distribute food items to 200 widows in Bauchi

Northern Governors Wives Forum (NGWF) has distributed food items to 200 widows and vulnerable persons  in Bauchi State as palliatives to cushion the  hardship occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic and  Ramadan period.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports  that the exercise,which took place on Wednesday,  was in collaboration with the office of Bauchi state First Lady.

NAN reports that the forum also made  presentation to the people on  adhering  to the guidelines on COVID -19, especially social distancing.

Presenting the items, Wife of  Bauchi State Governor, Dr Aisha Mohammed,  said the gesture was being extended to cover the 19 northern states.

Mohmamed  called for prayers to God during this period of Ramadan, to rid the nation of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mohammed said Bauchi state  had introduced a similar program under the office of the fFirst Lady  of the state, to support orphans, women, youth, children and other groups of vulnerable people.

She called on philanthropists in the society to support orphans and vulnerable persons in the state.

Speaking on behalf of beneficiaries, Mrs Ladi Yakubu appreciated the efforts of the NGWF and office of the First Lady of Bauchi state , hoping  that in future, orphans  and vulnerable persons would give back to the society.(NAN)

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