Onogwu Muhammed the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, disclose this in a statement on Monday 10th of August 2020, as the state Flagg off the distribution of covid-19 palliative.
Onogwu Statement read: "Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has flagged off the distribution of covid-19 palliative to the vulnerable members of the public to cushion the negative impact of the pandemic while calling on private sectors to create more jobs for the youth.
The Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja who represented Governor Yahaya Bello promised the donors that the items would go through a system designed by his government that would ensure the distribution was done in a transparent and equitable manner in order to reach the grassroots.
He appealed to the private sector in the country to find means through which employment opportunities would be created to engage the many unemployed youth of Nigeria since covid19 was wrapping up in its maximum impact around the country.
Speaking, the President of Ɗangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote who was represented by the Deputy General Manager for Obajana Plant, Prince Ademola Adeyemi described the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) as a joint initiative of leading private sector leaders and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) launched to galvanize urgent support in the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria."NaijaBlog.ng