NEMA Provides Relief to Sokoto Victims of Banditry
The federal Government through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has provided relief Assistance to the recent affected victims of attack unleashed by armed bandits to communities in Gandi, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto state.
The relief materials which consists of food, other household items, Assorted Drugs and other medical related materials was distributed at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp by Officials of NEMA, SEMA and other delegated authorities in the state.
Director General of NEMA, Alh. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja who was represented during the distribution by Head of Account Unit, NEMA Sokoto Operations Office, Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf stated that the attack resulted to lost of lives, destruction of properties and displacement of large numbers residents in the communities.
The relief materials donated to the affected victims taking solace at the Gandi Primary School IDPs camp are 150 bags each of Rice (50kg), beans, Maize and Millet (100Kg), 400 Pieces each of Mattresses, Blankets, Treated Mosquito Nets and Nylon Mats; others are 200 pieces of Guinea Brocade and 370 pieces of Wax Print.
Also the Drugs and other assorted medical related items provided to victims consists of 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 and other medical consumables.
However, the Director Relief and Rehablitation, SEMA Sokoto, Mallam Mustapha Umar who on behalf of the state government commended the prompt amd timely response of NEMA to alleviate the plight of the affected victims. He also promised the relief items will be shared among affected victims according to every household needs.
NEMA Sokoto Operations Office.