The Chairman of the Victims Assist Fund, Normal Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) has inaugurated the Sufferer Assist Fund (VSF) Process Drive on COVID-19.
The Process Drive is remitted to supply palliative measures to Internally Displaced Individuals and different susceptible teams across the nation, as a part of its contribution to nationwide efforts to battle COVID-19.
In line with the mandate, the duty power will present 1 billion Naira price of medical provides, meals, water and non-food objects for IDPs and others who will face particular challenges at this tough time.
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It shall additionally work intently with all Federal and State authorities organs and companies tasked with the duty for offering route and management within the battle in opposition to COVID-19, together with the Presidential Process Drive on Covid-19 and all related MDAs.
Additionally anticipated is an extension of help to different front-line organizations working to curtail the unfold of the novel Corona Virus.
The Committee has the next as members.
Mrs Toyosi-Akerele Ogunsiji: Chairperson
Dr Bulama Mali Gubio: Member
Amb John Gana: Member
Mr Sunday Oibe: Member
Mr Alkasim Abdulkadir: Member
Prof. Sunday Ochoche: Member
Normal TY Danjuma mentioned that the intervention had change into mandatory in view of the worldwide devastation of the Corona Virus pandemic and the large human challenges it poses for the nation.
He added that, as a rustic, we should all do what we are able to to make sure that the unfold is curtailed. He additionally urged the committee to embark on large sensitization campaigns amongst susceptible teams to tell and educate them on one of the best hygiene and sanitation practices with a view to forestall the additional unfold of the illness.