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Sekuru Banda takes COVID-19 donations to rural communities, hails lockdown extension

By Staff Reporter

Millionaire and prominent traditional healer Sekuru Banda has extended COVID-19 donations outside the Capital as he compliment Government’s efforts to contain the deadly pandemic that has wrecked havoc among families across the globe.

The well established indigenous medical practitioner this Monday dispatched groceries, monetary support, COVID-19 consumables worth thousands of US dollars to the elderly people in the rural communities of Seke District.

With the assistance of his team, he descended to Ribatika Village which falls under Chief Seke.

This follows yet another worthwhile donation he made to different elderly communities of Harare in the past few weeks. The exercise is part of his nationwide campaign to assist senior citizens in a bid to lessen the possibilities of hunger and poverty during the lockdown period and beyond.

Speaking to SpotLight Online News Africa this Monday, Sekuru Banda urged everyone to take kind heart in extending support towards the needy and vulnerable families saying the current crisis which the country is going through, calls for collaboration and unity to overcome COVID-19 pandemic.

“The current COVID-19 crisis now calls for us to take kind heart to assist one another especially the needy and vulnerable citizens. Unity and collaboration enable us to conquer this deadly disease,” he said.

Apart from this, he also hailed the decision taken by the Government through President Emerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa to extent the lockdown period to contain the spread of the pandemic. Urged people to continue following health guidelines being given by the
government and World Health Organization (WHO).

“We welcome the decision taken by the Government through our President Emerson Mnangagwa to extent the lockdown period so that the virus will be controlled. I urge people to support government’s decision and let’s continue to follow health guidelines given by Ministry of Health and Child Care and World Health Organization (WHO).”

The revered indigenous medical practitioner applauded the noble stance taken by the First Lady Amai Mnangagwa in assisting the elderly people in rural communities with food stuffs.

“We cherish the good works that are being carried out by the First Lady Amai Mnangagwa in her programs to assist the elderly people in the rural communities.”

Cde Masimba Rubatika Chairman for Seke Constituency Development Trust who was part of the ocassion told SpotLight Online News Africa that he joined Sekuru Banda’s nationwide philathropic works to compliment government efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

“I was inspired by Sekuru Banda’s works to help the need across the nation. I have decided to join his nationwide programme in assisting the elderly people in rural areas, by doing so will be supporting the government efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.we also cherish good works being done by our first lady Amai Mnangagwa to assist the needy.”

Tendai Guvamombe