Global Peace Foundation Alleviates Hardship for Families Facing COVID-19 in Nigeria

Global Peace Foundation
May 14, 2020

Staff and volunteers with Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria distributed palliatives to 1,300 households in Kaduna State to relieve families facing the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

GPF Nigeria Director, Rev. John Hayab, helped lead the distribution of goods, including food and soap, to members of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) within Kaduna State. Other communities also benefited from the palliatives within the week, including Mando, Mararaba Rido, Kajuru, and Kaninkon.

“Global Peace Foundation has touched 1,300 households as part of our contribution to alleviate hardship to people due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown,” Rev. Hayab said, “We are one family under one God; so we need to help the needy, especially with the lockdown due to Coronavirus pandemic. We are also here to support the government’s effort in addressing some of the challenges of the lockdown.” He called on all faith groups to come together to support the government and their communities during these challenging times.

The Northern Coordinator for GPF Nigeria, Sheik Abdulahi Maraya, also handed the palliative to CAN officials and urged them to give it out to the people in need around them. Maraya also advised CAN continue to educate their members to always observe all protocols to avoid contracting COVID-19. “Regardless of our social status and differences, we are one and equal before our Creator,” he said.

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