As part of the concerted efforts by the initiative of the Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation, in partnership with Patoranking, to cushion the effect of the lockdown on vulnerable citizens, Dr. Ifeanyi C. Odii in the company of the foundation staff and volunteers, on April 30 – May 2, 2020, visited mapped-out communities in a 3-day outreach to distribute palliatives with total compliance to social distancing.
10,000 bags of rice, 3,000 cartons of noodles, and other relief materials were distributed to the residents of Abule-Ado, Ebute-Metta and Makoko communities. He also distributed 30,000 bags of rice across the South-Eastern states.
Recall that the Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation in alliance with Patoranking donated N20million, N20million and N10million to the Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos State Ministry of Health and Ebonyi State Ministry of Health respectively in response to COVID-19 outbreak.
In his address to the communities reached by the foundation, Dr. Odii implored residents to maintain compliance with the NCDC measures to contain the spread of the pandemic and also appealed to everyone to be their brother’s keeper in this trying times.