Victims Support Fund (VSF) Taskforce On Covid-19 Donates Food Items, Medical Items and ‘Wash’ Facilities to Cross River State
The Taskforce on 21 July 2022 reached out to 3000 Indigent Households with food items (comprising of rice, beans, maize, groundnut oil and salt); medical items (googles, surgical face masks, hazmat suits, booths and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the State’s Ministry of Health; and three 4000 Litres Solar powered Boreholes with branded VSF reusable face masks and hand sanitizers to three different schools under the State’s Ministry of Education across the three Senatorial Districts of the State.
“The VSF has the responsibility to go into the hinterlands and rural communities that were hitherto forgotten perhaps by the government and individuals to really do programmes that can touch People’s lives. The children here need water and the important thing is that projects like this will benefit the entire community” said Barr. Mrs. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Chairperson VSF Taskforce on Covid 19 during the symbolic borehole commissioning in Primary School Okurike in Biase LGA of Cross River State (South).
The three schools in Cross River State where the boreholes are located are:
- Community Secondary School Uchu Yache,Yala LGA Cross River (North)
- Agbo Comprehensive Secondary School Ekureku Abi local government Cross River (central)
- Primary school Okurike Biase LGA Cross River (South)
Receiving these items on behalf of the Government of Cross River State, Dr Janet Ekpenyong, DG Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Cross River State thanked the VSF for the support granted to the state and assured that the items will reach the selected beneficiaries.
Victims Support Fund continues to work to provide relief to victims of insurgency and armed conflict in Nigeria especially in the core areas of livelihood and recovery, education and protection, infrastructural development, and peace-building.