The Lagos State Government has confirmed the authenticity of Short Message Service (SMS) messages forwarded to residents who are 60 years and above as part of measures adopted in the distribution of stimulus food package in the state. He said that SMS messages from the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) were sent to the aged. The stimulus food package unveiled by the state government on March 27, comes in packs of raw food items, to be distributed to every local government in the state. He said the Ministry of Agriculture was collaborating with the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) in order to be able to reach the targeted beneficiaries. He also reiterated that as soon as all responses are collated, beneficiaries would start receiving their stimulus emergency food package from the state government.
Source: The Guardian March 30, 2020 20:25 UTC