Gusau, April 21, 2020
Corps members and officials of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Zamfara on Tuesday donated dozens of hand sanitisers, liquid washing soaps and face masks to the State Government.
They said the gesture was part of their contributions to the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the items were presented to the State Government’s Task Force on Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Gusau.
The state NYSC Coordinator, Alhaji Namalam Taura, who presented the items, said the materials were produced by the corps members under Medical and Health Community Development Service (CDS) Group of the scheme in the state.
“This is part of the NYSC scheme’s contribution to the State Government’s strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state,” the coordinator said.
Responding, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya, commended the corps members and NYSC management in the state for their contribution and sacrifice toward the fight against COVID-19.
Magarya is also is the Chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19.
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