Popular Nigerian actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh, has given succour to the physically challenged residents of Karon-Magiji Community, Abuja.
As her own quota of contribution towards containing the fast spreading Corona Virus in Nigeria, Tonto Dikeh through her foundation, The Tonto Dikeh Foundation, has given 600 plates of food and 1,500 pieces of hand sanitizers to the disabled colony.
She announced that her foundation will continue to to feed the physically challenged with 600 plates of food every 2 days.
“The goal is to look out for the displaced, disadvantaged, and needy people, because they deserve love. And in such a time as this, we need to make them feel the presence of love and family” she noted.
The Tonto Dikeh Foundation also sensitized them on global best practices; signs and symptoms of the virus; how to avoid contracting the virus; what to do if anyone notices such symptom; self-isolation, social distancing and quarantine.
Taking to her official Instagram page today being Monday, March 30, 2020, she wrote:
“In the fight against Covid-19, we should remember disabled people struggling with decrepitude. They tussle through their everyday lives, how much more in this pandemic season.
In this regard, The Tonto Dikeh Foundation visited the Karon-Magiji community (Disabled Colony) and has committed to the responsibility of providing food, and safety accessories to fight the spread of covid-19 for the community.
This mission was launched with a visit to the community today where 600 plates of food were shared; 1500 sanitizers, handgloves, and face masks were also shared. There was an expository sensitization to the community on Covid-19 – symptoms and preventive measures.
The founder of The Tonto Dikeh Foundation also pledged to visit the community every two days through out this period of total shutdown.
Throughout this perilous shutdown, the Tonto Dikeh Foundation will provide the people of karimajiji with 600 plates of food every two days; Until the quarantine is over.
The Emir of the community was overwhelmed with joy, and appreciated the sacrificial humanitarian effort shown by The Tonto Dikeh Foundation to the disabled community.
The goal is to look out for the displaced, disadvantaged, and needy people, because they deserve love. And in such a time as this, we need to make them feel the presence of love and family.”
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