By Mariam Namakula
The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, has donated food to 500 vulnerable residents of Lira City.
Dr Aceng, who is also the Lira Woman MP, handed over the relief items to the district taskforce for distribution.
“To support the vulnerable people in Lira City, I donated beans and maize flour to 500 people,” Dr Aceng said.
The minister requested that the taskforce prioritises street beggars, Ngetta Babies Home, wheelbarrow pushers, among others.
Dr Aceng also lauded the taskforce for their work, adding that they should continue enforcing SOPs to save communities from Covid-19.
She also pledged to continue supporting other vulnerable groups who have been affected by the lockdown.