A member of the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo has distributed protective kits to his constituents, journalists, traders , health workers and road transport workers, in the state as part of efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.
The kits distributed include masks, hand sanitizers, hand gloves, soaps and tap buckets.
The lawmaker representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia state enjoined his constituents to key into all precautionary measures outlined by the government and health professionals to contain the spread of the virus in the country.
He also commended the Federal government for the proactive steps so far taken in combating the spread of the virus.
The Chief Medical Director Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Azubuike Onyebuchi expressed gratitude to the lawmaker for his thoughtfulness and prompt intervention adding it will go a long way to assist the beneficiaries in this critical time of their lives.
The Director General, Broadcasting Corporation of Abia State, Anyaso Anyaso described the gesture as unique especially with the inclusion of Journalists and media practitioners who are always on duty to cover and inform the public on the Covid19 19 pandemic.