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FG Dispatches 110 Trucks With Palliatives Foodstuff To Kano

Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has just confirmed that the federal government has just dispatched 110 trucks with palliatives of foodstuff to Kano State.

The President had on Monday ordered for the total lockdown of Kano state due to the pandemic. The foodstuff which includes rice and grains will be distributed to the needy and vulnerable persons in the state.

The minister also added that the 10 trailers loaded with parboiled rice had earlier been sent to the state, about two weeks ago. She also added that NEMA had also been ordered to deliver 100 trucks of grains to 5 specified locations in the state for distribution.

The President had also ordered for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to release 70,000 metric tons of food to be distributed to the less privileged.

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