Kaduna distributes N7.5m food to people living with HIV

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KADUNA – The Kaduna Action Committee on AIDS on Friday distributed food items worth N7.5 million as assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS.

A total of 480 bags of rice, maize and beans, and cartons of vegetable oil were doled to the group, and of the of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in .

Distributing the items, Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Halliru Abubakar, said it part of ’s efforts to provide nutritional support to those living with the virus and other vulnerable groups to enhance their living condition.
Abubakar said the administration would continue to the capacities of vulnerable groups in the , so as to contribute meaningfully to the society.

He pledged to work with partners to ensure positive in halting the spread of the , especially mother-to-child transmission.

Abubakar, therefore, called for closer with stakeholders in the campaign to mother-to-child transmission of HIV and AIDS.

In their separate responses on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr Benjamin Daniel and Mr Andy Bako, commended the for the gesture, saying it would greatly the living condition of the beneficiaries. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]