FCT Minister of State extends palliatives to widows in Guards Brigade Barracks to ameliorate effects of COVID 19 Lockdown.
The Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory Hajiya Ramatu Tijani Aliyu on Saturday made available some palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID -19 in the barracks community.
She made the donation at Guards Brigade Garrison Mambilla Barracks.
In her remarks, Hajiya Tijani stated that the palliative was targeted at widows in
the barracks who are struggling with the effects of the pandemic in their homes.
She used the medium to extol the huge tireless efforts and sacrifices officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces have been rendering for peace and security in Nigeria.
This she said informed the decision to extend this gesture to the barracks community.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Brigade, the Chief of Staff, Colonel Kasim Sidi who represented the Brigade Commander profoundly thanked the Minister for making it possible for the barracks community to benefit from the palliative.
This he said will be utilized judiciously in supporting the widows in the barracks.
Items received included 400 cartoons of indomie, 400 packs of water, 200 packs of mineral drinks, 400 packs of gala snacks and 400 bags of 5kg rice.
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