The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in collaboration with Kwara State government have distributed of food items to corps members serving in the state .
Speaking during the distribution of the palliatives in Ilorin, the state NYSC coordinator, Mrs. Francisca Olaleye, described the gesture as a parental provision by the NYSC and the state government to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic and economic downturn on the corps members.
She expressed appreciation to Kwara State government for partnering with the scheme in making sure the idea was brought to fruition.
Mrs Olaleye commended the corps members for their contributions in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The NYSC coordinator also urged the corps members to remain law abiding, and further rededicate themselves towards making the state coronavirus free.END