Covid-19: Okang assures on expeditious distribution of stimulus package to vulnerable population

By Kingsley Agim, CRS-MOI Officer reporting from Ministry of Information and Orientation

 The Chairman, Cross River State Covid-19 Publicity and Advertisement Sub-Committee and Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Comrade Asu Okang, has assured Cross Riverians and residents of the State of the Government's resolve to expeditiously distribute stimulus packages to vulnerable population of the State.

Comrade Okang gave the assurance at the official flag-off of State-wide distribution of stimulus packages across the State by Governor Ben Ayade, held recently the State Food Bank Headquarters,CROSPIL premises, Calabar.

The Commissioner told journalists that just as Governor Ayade is proactively tackling Covid-19 in Cross River State, the same alacrity is channelled in order to get palliatives across different segments of the vulnerable population of the State.

The Covid-19 Publicity and Advertisement Sub-Committee Chairman further emphasized that the quantum effort of Governor Ayade towards keeping the State free from the Corona Virus pandemic, which has seen him constituting an all-encompassing State Covid-19 Task Force, empowered it with 500 million and provide about 100 vehicles to smoothen operations, adding that such a team will not renege on its mandate of tackling the virus headlong and providing succor to the vulnerable, especially at this period of global health emergency.

Comrade Okang re-assured the people of the State that under adequate monitoring and security, every item meant for the people as palliatives must get to the people and fulfil the purpose it was meant to achieve.

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