National Emergency Management Agency distributes relief materials to victims of destructive windstorm in Kabba-Bunu, Ijumu, Yagba-East Local Government Areas of Kogi.
Written by News Room on January 30, 2022
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims of the destructive windstorm in Kabba-Bunu, Ijumu and Yagba-East Local Government Areas of Kogi.
The Director-General of NEMA, Mr. Ahmed Habib, who was represented by Mr Justin Uwazuruonye, Head, Abuja Operations Office of the agency, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja.
Uwazuruonye gave details of the items donated to the victims as rice, beans, garri, vegetable oil, cooking condiments, mattresses, wax print, blankets, cements, nails and ceiling boards.
He said the items were approved by the Federal Government through NEMA to ease the suffering of the affected people, noting that NEMA undertook the assignment on behalf of the Federal Government to distribute directly to the affected people.
The disaster which occurred last year affected 17 communities, eight communities and 1 community, respectively in each of the three Local Government Areas.