Lekki Food Bank is a non-governmental initiative set up by singer Banky W to combat hunger among the less-privileged due to their inability to fend for themselves as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.
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The initiative, which is backed by the Lekki Residents Association, the Nigerian Police Force, and community leaders in the Maruwa Community, has been providing food to the needy in Lagos.
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Expressing gratitude for the success of the reach out, Banky W took to his Twitter page to post the following:
“Over 8,000 meals served… But just as important as it is to help feed their stomachs, we are educating their minds about washing and sanitizing their hands. The @lekkifoodbank journey hasn’t been easy, but thank God it has been worth it. Thank you to all our donors & volunteers.”
Former presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, has also acknowledged the efforts of the Lekki Food Bank in supporting the needy during the lockdown.
“I’ll love to encourage & greatly appreciate the amazing work by @lekkifoodbank for pioneering the project aimed at providing food items, relief materials & eradicating hunger especially during this COVID-19 pandemic.
A massive Thank You to you @lekkifoodbank, your team & volunteeers for your selflessness.
If you’d love to support, donate or volunteer, please reach out to them by sending a direct message DM to @Lekkifoodbank
So … If you know any individual or Social Enterprise doing amazing work and supporting the government during this pandemic?
Please tag them below, so we can recognize & appreciate them together.
Please Stay Safe.
FD,” he posted on his Facebook Page.
If you are interested in supporting the Lekki Food Bank through donations or volunteering, you can send a direct message DM to @Lekkifoodbank.
Featured image source: Twitter @lekkifoodbank
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