The transition Committee councilor and leader of the Arochukwu Local Government legislative council, Hon. Sam. Charles Okeke, has distributed relief materials to the vulnerable and less privileged members of his community as a way to cushion the  effects of Covid-19 lockdown on the people.

Okeke, who spoke while handing over 200 pieces of wrappers and Bags of Rice among others items to the people of Ututu community (Ututu ward A) Arochukwu LGA , urged them to comply strictly with the directive of the government by staying at home, washing their hands regularly with soap and clean running water, maintaining social distancing and reporting any suspicious case of Covid-19 to the appropriate authority.

He also commended the effort of Abia state government aimed at controlling the disease as well as setting up isolation centres  in the unlikely event of an outbreak.

He said, "I decided to be at the forefront of the awareness campaign to educate our people on the dreaded virus and how to avoid contracting it because of dangers that comes with the disease.

"As at now even children in our villages are aware of the coronavirus pandemic".

Okeke, further urged members of his community to bear the pains associated with the lockdown, adding that it's the living that can engage in economic activities or go to worship centres.

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