By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin- 20 December 2019
The Kwara State Aids Control Agency, KWASACA today presented cheques to different support groups of the Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS.
The presentation which was done by the Kwara state Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi who is also the Chairman of the Agency is part of two point five percent counterpart fund to access World Bank grant to support people leaving with HIV AIDS.
According to the Project Manager of KWASACA, Dr Seleem Alabi, the World Bank has earmarked millions of Naira as grant to assist people living with AIDS.
Dr Alabi commended the Government of Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq for providing needed support to the Agency since her inauguration which he said has been enabling it perform its statutory responsibility of taking care of the Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS.
The Project Manager stated that the payment of the counterpart fund had enabled the people to access the World Bank grant which had been absent in the past.
He called on the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the fund for their well being.