COVID-19: Hon Fatee Mohammed donates free medical kits, enlighten market women (Video, Photos)
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the philanthropist and astute politician, Hon. Fatee Mohammed, has reached out to the public, especially market women, around Lagos, in Ifako Ijaye Constituency to enlighten them on the need to take the virus serious as it is real.
Recall that the Lagos State government has announced a potential case of mass infection with respect to coronavirus.
Hon. Fatee, who is also the Director General of Atikunation, a movement for the actualisation of the presidential ambition of HE Abubakar Atiku, former Vice President of Nigeria, took to the streets of Lagos, combing the nooks and crannies of her constituency in search of popular markets, distributing free hand snaitisers, nose gloves and hand-gloves.
She also enlightened and demonstrated to the market women how to wash their hands regularly, apply sanistiser and observe social distancing.
In an exclusive interview, Hon. Fatee stated that it is always in her usual character to ensure the grassroot is well informed about the deadly virus.
“I felt the need to go out to the grassroot, especially the market women, since the coronavirus pandemic is not an elitist disease.
“We pretend to forget the fact that these women do not adequate access to the internet, while some don’t even have television or radio to get enough information on how to protect themselves,” she said.
The markets covered by the Atikunation team as represented its national secretary, Akin Olu Philips, include Agege Main Market, Ipodo market, Computer Village, Sunday Sunday market, Ogba Retail market amongst others.
The initiative was ably supported by Rotary International, represented by Rotarian Micheal Effiong; MetroNews Online represented by Otunba Femi Davies and Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, represented by executive members of Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide.