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NEMA gives out relief materials to 24,000 IDPs in Katsina state

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NEMA gives out relief materials to 24,000 IDPs in Katsina state

By Matthew Atungwu

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NEMA distributes relief items to 24,000 IDPs in Katsina

 

NEMA (The National Emergency Management Agency) has distributed millions of naira worth of relief materials to about 24,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by banditry in Jibia and Mani Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Head of Press Unit, Mr. Manzo Ezekiel.

The Director General, NEMA, Mustapha Habib Ahmed who was represented by a Principal relief and rehabilitation officer in the agency’s North West zonal office in Kaduna State, Mr. Kasimu Muhammad Jere said that the distribution of the relief items was part of NEMA’s intervention on behalf of the Federal Government to provide succour to the displaced persons.

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Responding on behalf of the IDPs in Mani Local local Government Area, a member of the House of Representatives from the area, Mr. Aminu Ashiru Mani appreciated NEMA for the relief items.

In a similar vein, a community leader, Mr. Kabiru Mashe who spoke on behalf of the IDPs in Jibia Local Government Area also thanked the Federal Government through NEMA for the relief intervention.

According to the statement “the relief materials distributed were food items made up of 13,000 (10kg) bags of rice, 120 cartons of tin tomatoes, 120 cartons of seasoning cubes, 120 (20liters) kegs of vegetable oil, and 120 (20kg) bags of iodized salt”.

The relief items were distributed to the IDPs in Shinfida, Garin Mai Wuya, Tsambe, Garin Zango, and Kwari towns in Jibia Local Government Area as well as Mani in Mani Local Government Area

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