distributed a total of 16, 947 bags of
50 kg rice among other relief materials to 44 Orphanages spread across Lagos
told Newsmen in a statement on Thursday that the distribution of materials took
place from Tuesday, February 12th to Thursday, February 21, 2019.
mentioned the Little Saints Orphanage home, Tender Hearts Children home,
Sisters of Mother Theresa, Babs el Salam Orphanage among others as beneficiaries of the Customs’ goodwill.
materials to care for over 4000 children put together.
committee on distribution of relief items to IDPs and orphanages continue to distribute
rice, vegetable oil and bales of clothing materials to orphanage homes in Lagos.
Committee, Comptroller Yakubu Salihu said, so far a total of 16, 947 of 50kg
bags of rice, 915 Jerricans of 25 litres cooking
oil each and 242 bales of clothing materials have been distributed to
44 orphanages in Lagos.The cumulative number of children in these
orphanages are 4028,” the statement reads in part.
implement the Presidential directive to the Service to extend distribution of these
essential items to less privilege and vulnerable Nigerians.”
expected to reach all
identified and verified IDPs and orphanages across the country.