Amidst the 14 days lockdown by the Federal and state government on the measures towards limiting the spread of the Coronavirus epidemic, Nollywood actor Yomi Fash- Lanso has led a group of artistes to distribute food items to 500 household in Lagos.
The initiative was carried out through the COVID-19 Food Support powered by WhoYouhelp Social Foundation.
Speaking at the event, Fash Lanso said that the foundation has been involved in humanitarian support to Nigerians across the country and its imperative at this time to come to the rescue of vulnerable Nigerians.
He said “We are mobilsing artists to feed 500 people per day and is not that we have huge money but we are looking at ways to cushion the effect of the sit at home directives on hapless Nigerians”.
He noted that a lot of people are at home with no food to eat saying. ‘We want to help them in our own little way because that is the essence of our living.
He appealed to the government to control prices of commodity prices, noting that a lot of market men and women has hike the prices of food items because of the lock down.