No doubt, society’s poorest and most vulnerable people have been hit the hardest as the lockdown rendered them helpless with little or no means for survival.
To this end, the Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, has begun distributing palliatives to households across 36 States.
CACOVID is a private-sector coalition born out of the sole aim of augmenting the Nigerian government’s efforts in eradicating coronavirus from Nigeria.
A part of the coalition’s activities includes awareness drives across channels to educate against the dangers and prevention of the virus, building and revamping of isolation centres to increase the response capacity of states, as well as the distribution of palliatives to 1.7 million households in the 774 local government areas.
The coalition has…