Coronavirus: Corps members donate face masks, sanitizers in Oyo


The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Oyo State have joined hands with the government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

This newspaper gathered that the members donated hand sanitizers and face masks and hand sanitizers.

The materials which include four cartons of Hand Sanitizers (500ml, 200ml, 100ml), two cartons of re-usable face masks and two cartons of liquid hand wash (500ml) were delivered by NYSC Coordinator in Oyo State, Grace Ogbuogebe.

“Following this challenge and the directive of the Director-General of the scheme Brig. Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, NYSC Oyo Corps members ventured into the production of these protective items to compliment the effort of the state government in curbing the pandemic,” she said during the donation.

She said the corps members often receive the kind gesture of the state government under the supervision of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

“In this trying period which requires collective efforts and expertise, the NYSC Oyo State has taken up the challenge to assist the State Government within its capacity to combat the pandemic,” she added.

In his reaction, the Commissioner for Health, Bashir Bello, appreciated the Corps members for their kind gesture.

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