Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, FCT minister, has advised officials dealing with the distribution of the palliative items against diversion. The minister additionally placed a curse on anybody that diverts palliative things indicated for the poor.
Aliyu, who offered the caution throughout the assessment of palliative things for Kwali Area Council, also billed pertinent stakeholders to be transparent in the discharge of their obligations, emphasizing that the program is community-based. “Regardless of ethnic background or faith, everybody that is representing his/her own team here must understand that you are the eyes of your group.
If you jeopardize, posterity will certainly evaluate you. You need to stand for your people and also make sure that they are served. “I ask you in the name of God; if you eat this food, you are indirectly inviting coronavirus to your residences. I vow, if you are not qualified as well as you divert these things, you will certainly eat coronavirus. It is not food for the project as well as expect you to do charity for your family members.
“If you intend to do charity, most likely to the market and get your very own materials for charity. These palliatives are from the Federal Resources Territory Management as routed by President Muhammadu Buhari to be dispersed to the poor to support the impact of sit-at-home. “It is a community-based program; we want the community to possess it; however, you can sustain us by following the regulations, far better still by resting in the house.
We want the real information of beneficiaries by marking your houses due to the fact that we don’t want to work on estimated numbers. Do it the same way we perform our census,” she claimed. She added that there were allegations of vehicles lots of destitute being taken from other states to the FCT to join the sharing of the palliative things, including that the authority will resist such effort for the advantage of homeowners.