Rotary Club distributes palliatives to 70 vulnerable homes in Bayelsa
July 7, 2020
As part of activities to kick-start its activities for the year and contributions to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Rotary Club of Nigeria, District 9141, has donated palliatives to 70 vulnerable households in Yenagoa, Bayelsa.
The presentation of the food items which took place on Tuesday in Yenagoa aims to ameliorate the sufferings of vulnerable households in the wake of the pandemic.
Rotarian Aye Dikuro, the District Governor nominee of the club said the programme aim to ensure that some vulnerable people, who could not get succour from other places were being taken care of in order to help more people in the society.
The Rotarian urged others to give helping hands to the people, who were suffering from the effects of COVID-19 in the state by joining hands with the club to reach out to the people.
“This programme is going to take place in three different places in Yenagoa metropolis; this is just the first stage.
“The aim of this programme is to give palliatives to 70 vulnerable families in Yenagoa, 30 people have benefited today; we will do it in two other places later.
“The mandate of the club is to get vulnerable persons in our society and assist them in our own little way,” he said.
Some beneficiaries, Mrs Alima Yunusa and Comfort Monday, expressed delight on the items, saying it will help to sustain their families’ need for a few days