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The items came into Kano in 100 trucks...

Kolawole Omoniyi

The food items donated to Kano State by the federal government as COVID-19 palliatives are drenched in rainwater. Nigeria Info can confirm that three consecutive rainfalls wetted the open space where the foods have been kept at the Kano State Agricultural Supply warehouse.

The items brought into Kano city some weeks ago came in 100 trucks. They include 1,380 metric tons of millet, 5,318 metric tons of rice, 2,438 metric tons of maize and 900 metric tons of Sorghum.

By Tuesday morning, the relief items were still abandoned at the open space of the warehouse where they were kept. The warehouse is located at Farm Centre in Kano city.

When contacted, the chairman of Kano State Fundraising Committee, Professor Mohammed Yahuza Bello said the movement and distribution of the palliatives is scheduled will begin on Thursday.

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