District Assembly Common Fund allocates ¢60m to combat coronavirus

The District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) has allocated ¢60 million for the fight against Covid-19 for the 2020 fiscal year.

A report of Parliament which revealed the allocation said the amount will cater for sanitation and public health outbreaks.

The allocation is to provide for fumigation services and logistics such as sanitizers, masks, dustbins, cleaning kits, etc in all Metropolitan, Municipals and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

The report also revealed the Local Government Ministry has developed an action plan for all MMDAs on how they can help deal with the coronavirus spread.

The report commended the Administrator of the Common Fund and the Minister for Local Government for what MPs say is proactiveness that will go a long way to position the district assemblies to better manage the pandemic.

Parliament has approved the formula for the disbursement of the ¢2.3 billion under the Fund for this year.

Source: myjoyonline.com

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