NEMA Begins Distribution Of Relief Material In Niger State


The National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has revealed today Thursday that it has kicked off the direct distribution of relief materials to 24, 925 households of displaced persons affected by the banditry in the state.

The Director-General NEMA, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd), began the relief distribution in Kuta headquarters of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state, the beneficiary LGs include Rafi, Shiroro, Bosso, Munya, Paikoro, Mariga, Kontagora, Magama, Mashegu, Wushishi, Rijau, Borgu, Lapai and Lavun.

Represented by the DG of NEMA was the head of Minna Operation Office, Hajiya Zainab Saidu while sympathizing with the affected person noted that the relief materials which were approved by the president were delivered to complement the effort of the Niger State Government.

Muhammad in a quote “It was on this basis that the presidential approval was obtained and the requisite materials comprised of 5,412 bags (10kg) of rice, 5,412 bags (10kg) of beans, 500 kegs of vegetable oil, 500 cartons of seasoning cubes and 500 bags of iodized salt were delivered to them.”