COVID-19:EKITI ASSEMBLY MEMBERS DONATE APRIL SALARY TO GOVT.

By Roundoffnews

As part of measures to combat the Coronavirus pandemic in Ekiti State, members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have pledged their April salary to support the state government.

This is in addition to their individual supports at their various Constituencies.

In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Yemisi Ayokunle the donation ensure that government has enough resources to tackle the pandemic.

Hon Ayokunle noted that the lawmakers would be readily available to lend their support in other areas, such as necessary legislation to fight the virus.

She commended the State Government for the various stimulus packages which have been distributed to the people to ease the effect of the stay at home order.

The Chairman however appealed to the people to adhere strictly to the lockdown order by the State Government and as well keep to the social distancing and regular hand wash exercise to stay free from the pandemic.