Victim Support Fund (VSF) at the weekend donated palliatives to Plateau State Government.

The palliatives were presented to Governor Simon Lalong at the Maxwell Khobe Cantonment warehouse at the Rukuba Barracks Jos.

While receiving the items, Governor Lalong expressed appreciation to the Victims Support Fund for reaching out to vulnerable persons in the State through the presentation of the items.

He assured that the items will be distributed to the intended beneficiaries in line with the guidelines set by the donors.

A statement signed by Simon Macham, Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State also said that the Minister of Women Affairs Paullen Tallen also thanked the VSF for the donation which she said will go a long way to cushion the effect of the looting that took place in the State last month.

Chairperson of the Victim Support Fund Task Force on COVID-19 Mrs. Toyosi Akerele Ogunsuji, who made the presentation explained that the item are to be shared for members of the civil society and the Government on a 50/50 ratio.

Our correspondent reports that food items presented includes 5,745 bags of rice ,5,745 bags of beans ,5,745 bags of maize ,salt ,Soya oil amongst other items.

 

 

 

 

By Golok Nanmwa,
Viewpoint Nigeria

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