Coronavirus: Governor Obiano begins the distribution of Rice to all elderly in the State.
From Wednesday, 1st April 2020, the Anambra State Government will begin the distribution of Anambra Rice to all men and women in the state from the age of 70 years and above.
This is in line with a jumbo stimulus package being drafted for the people of Anambra State on the orders of Governor Willie Obiano.
According to the Governor, sharing of bags of rice "is one of the many interventions the state government will be making to help cushion the economic and other effects of the coronavirus on Anambra citizens.
"For a start, we will share 200 bags of rice each to the 179 communities we have in the state. That's about 35,800 bags in total. My government will announce further stimulus package in due course.