Residents of Kumi district have applauded government for distributing free face masks .
Government recently announced plans to distribute free facemasks country wide as a means of mitigating further spread of Corona virus.
While handing over the facemasks to the beneficiaries during the distribution exercise at Olumot parish in Kanyum sub county, locals told our reporter that they have been finding difficulty in accessing facemasks.
Moses Akeda the LC 3 chairperson Kanyum sub county says Kanyum subcounty was allocated forty one thousand eight hundred facemasks
Frank Olaboro the chief administrative officer Kumi says the district received two hundred twenty five thousand face masks from the ministry of health.
He however noted that the district needs additional fifteen thousand masks to serve the entire population in Kumi