The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has begun presentation of palliatives to the Governments of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa for onward distribution to residents of the state.
According to the Head, Corporate Communications, KEDCO, Ibrahim Sani Shawai, KEDCO started with Kano State by presenting food items and some cash to the state government to help cushion the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The items presented to Kano State Government are 1,500 bags of 10kg Rice, 1,500 gallons of 4 litres of groundnut oil, and a bank draft cheque of N2 million.
Accordingly, on Friday, 22/5/2020 we shall be presenting same items to the Katsina State Government, while Jigawa packaged is to follow immediately after the Sallah celebration.
“The palliatives are KEDCO’s way of assisting the governments of these states in view of the need for a collective approach towards defeating the virus.”
In his message, Dr Jamil Isyaku Gwamna, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KEDCO, said no single government or nation could withstand the impact of the coronavirus without supports.
“Coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone and as such everyone needs to come together to fight it through giving while adhering to protective measures too.
Dr Gwamna also called on well-meaning Nigerians to assist the people while also advocating more sensitisation on safety measures.