As the World continue to battle with the ravaging impact of the novel coronavirus, the Member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency Plateau State, Rep. Dachung Bagos has called for holistic approach to tackle the dreaded virus globally.
Rep. Bagos said with over 1.5 million total cases and over 89,000 deaths recorded globally, the disease has presented global threat to economic, social, cultural and religious activities worldwide.
While calling on citizens to adhere to all safety, preventive and precautionary measures as well as government directives at all levels, the Federal Lawmaker urged government at all levels to provide welfare palliative to address hunger crisis and malnutrition will be imminent among the poor population.
He challenged the Federal Government to demonstrate fairness, equity and empathy in the distribution of N20,000 coronavirus palliative to vulnerable Nigerians as the gesture is yet to reach his Constituents.
He decried how his Constituents are left out in the disbursement of the Coronavirus Palliative Funds by the Federal Government.
He said having forgone their two Months salaries to the fight against COVID-19 the Members House of Representatives will want to see their Constituents feeling the impact of the palliative by the Federal Government.
He said he has distributed Personal Protective Equipment and Food Items to the vulnerable in his Federal Constituency to assist them in this trying moment.
He called on government to provide PPE and express his willingness and readiness to volunteer as a Driver to distribute any form of palliatives to the people.
He urged the people to have faith in God and pray always saying the coronavirus and the hardships being faced are temporal.