As part of activities to mark its 64th anniversary, the Nigerian Navy, has distributed palliatives and Personal Protection Equipment, PPE to at least 1000 families in Lagos, with a view to ameliorating their sufferings, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The palliatives which included rice, beans, vegetable oil and other condiments, were distributed to 340 households in the densely populated Ajegunle area of Lagos, , while others were distributed to residents of Imoore and Apapa, a riverine community in Ori-Ade Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, as well those at Tongeji Island, earlier.
While applauding the Nigerian Navy’s gesture, the traditional ruler, Bale Yaya Ojora, assured that he would ensure the palliatives reached the targeted residents, as had been done in previous presentations by other corporate bodies and private individuals.
Explaining how the items would be distributed, Ojora, said , ” They will be distributed among Chairmen of Community Development Areas, CDA, market women, the National Union, Alfa and Pastors.
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