Lagos State government is set to distribute food items to her residents in a bid to cushion the effects of the stay at home directive as a preventive measures on the spread of Covid 19.

State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, drop the hint on his twitter handle that the motive is to ease the burden on some households.

He said: ”I am happy to announce an economic stimulus package to help our residents cushion the effects of our #StayAtHome directive to stop the spread of #COVID19.

”This first stage is targeting 200,000 households at an estimation of 6 people per household. We hope to ramp it up quickly.”

”The stimulus package will contain bags of rice, beans, garri, bread, dry pepper, drinking water and vitamins. We want each ration to last for 14 days as we continue to evaluate the impact of #COVID””Please stay home with your loved ones. We want the best for you.”