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Kwara First Lady Donates Personal Protective Equipment To Hospitals

...Food items to homes and stipends to groups.

The First Lady of Kwara State, Dr. (Mrs.) Olufolake AbdulRazaq today donated personal protective consumables for health personnel in the state.

The protective consumables include santizers, face mask, toilet soaps and hand gloves.

Speaking during the presentation the Director of Protocol Office of the first lady Mr. Hassan Raphael, explained that the First Lady is passionate about the total well-being of all Kwarans.

He stated that the First Lady understands the need for health workers to be well protected in this time of the outbreak of coronavirus and is therefore donating her widow's mite to the cause.

Receiving the items at the Infectious Disease Treatment Centre at the Sobi Specialist Hospital, Alagbado, Dr. Lambe-Oladeji Kudirat Team Leader/Manager Case management team lauded the First Lady for the gesture pointing out that the materials will go a long way in assisting health workers in the cause of their work.

Also, at the General Hospital, Ilorin, the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Abdulfatah Olokoba, commended the gesture of the First Lady in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

He however called for more assistance from the First Lady pointing out that, "these are materials we use daily. While appreciating the First Lady for this thoughtful gesture we appeal to her to still consider us in subsequent distribution," he said.

Other General Hospitals that benefitted include; Offa General Hospital, Omu-Aran General Hospital, Kaiama General Hospital and Patigi General Hospital. The Kwara State T B control Committee also benefitted from the protective consumables distribution made by the first lady.

Similarly,  the First Lady of Kwara state, Dr. Mrs. Olufolake AbdulRazaq also donated food items to Olohunda Psychiatric Home and the Kwara state Children Reception Centre, Pipeline area.

Making the donation on behalf of the First Lady, the Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs. Deborah Aremu said the food items were meant to alleviate possible challenges of the stay at home order.

In her words, "The First Lady urge each and everyone of us to continue to observe social distance and observe good hygiene by constantly washing our hands/ use hand sanitizers.

"She pleads with all Kwarans to stay at home and stay safe. The virus does not move it is we the people that move it from one place to the other.

Responding, the proprietor of Olohunda Psychiatric Home, Alh. Folorunso Olori commended the First Lady and the Ajike People Support Centre for the gesture assuring that this would go a long way in cushioning the current situation in the country.

He therefore called on two patients of the home to pray for the First Lady, the state and the nation as a whole.

Also at the Children Reception Centre, Pipeline, the Officer in charge, Mrs Yemisi Bello, appreciated the First Lady and the Ajike People's Support Centre for not forgetting the Home at this crucial period.

 The first lady also presented stipend to 66 groups and organisations that are known to the first Lady's office.

Food Items were also presented to some traditional and religious institutions in order for them to share to their people.

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