NEMA donates relief materials to victims of banditry in Sokoto
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to those that were attacked by bandits in various villages of Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State at the refugee camp in Gandi village.
The relief materials which consists of the following items: food, household items, assorted drugs and other medical related materials was distributed at the Gandi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp by officials of NEMA, SEMA and other delegated authorities in the state.
NEMA director-general, Mustapha Maihaja, represented by Head of Account Unit, NEMA Sokoto Operations Office, Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf explained that they are aware of the attack resulted to lost of lives, destruction of properties and displacement of large number residents in the affected communities.
The breakdown of the relief materials, according to Mal.Yusuf are (50kg) 150 bags each of Rice, beans, Maize and Millet (100Kg), 400 Pieces each of Mattresses, Blankets, Treated Mosquito Nets and Nylon Mats.
Stressing that, 200 pieces of Guinea Brocade and 370 pieces of Wax Print, dugs and other assorted medical related items such as Analgesic/Pain relievers, Antibiotics, Dressing materials, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-malaria, Anti-virus, Anti-emetics, Anti-diarrheal, Anti-acids, Anti-intravenous infusion of different made, tincture iodine, disposable gloves, bandages, syringes/needles were also donated.
In his remarks on behalf of the state government, the Director Relief and Rehabilitation, SEMA Sokoto, Mustapha Umar commended the prompt and timely response of NEMA towards further alleviating the plight of the affected victims.
He equally assured them that the relief materials will be shared among affected victims according to the need of every household without any fear or favour
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