Katsina First Lady, Green House produce 1m+ free masks for Katsina people
The wife of Katsina State governor, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari’s pet non-governmental organization, Centre for the Advancement of Mothers and Children — in collaboration with the management of Green House Katsina on Wednesday donated 1,000,000 masks to the 34 local government areas of the state to support the government’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking shortly after the distribution of the masks, Mrs
While speaking shortly after the flag-off of the distribution of the masks, Hajiya Hadiza said the donation is part of their joint effort towards contributing to the society by protecting the vulnerable groups to ensure their protection against the contracting and spreading of the deadly disease.
She reiterated that the numerous challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has called for support and cooperation of all and sundry, hence the donation of the masks.
She added: “I therefore urge all beneficiaries to make proper use of it so that the spread of the virus will be curtailed. Let me use this opportunity to remind parents, particularly mothers that there is yet no cure found for coronavirus.
“The only protection against infection with the virus as advised by medical experts is personal hygiene, frequent hand washing, use of mask and social distancing. As Eid-el-fitr is approaching, parents must ensure that children are not allowed unnecessary visits and social gatherings.”
Also speaking, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Green House Katsina, Alhaji Shehu Namaska, said that the gesture was to cushion the spread of the global health crisis currently ravaging the country.