Ganduje lauds NEMA for its support in the area of disaster management


Kano State Governor Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commended the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for complementing the efforts of his government through donations of relief materials to some victims of disasters.

According to him…The State Government made a special request to the federal government through NEMA for relief materials to complement its efforts “.

“300 victims will benefit from the gesture, however, 100 were selected from the total victims across the affected local governments for the flag off therefore the materials we are distributing are for victims of disasters in the category of fire, flooding, and farm flood across the 24 local governments areas that were affected in 2021”.

Governor Ganduje represented by his deputy Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna made the statement on Tuesday while flagging off the distribution of relief materials to 100 victims of the 2021 fire, flooding, and farm flood disasters held at the premises of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Office.

Turning to the beneficiaries he said: this is to show you that the Government is always committed and concerned about the plight of its citizens and is ready to do everything possible to protect and uplift the status of its people.

He urged the public to listen to advice and warnings issued by relevant authorities on how to avert and curtail disasters and on environmental management.

The Governor also expressed appreciation to the Federal Government for the support given to the State in the area of disaster management.

The Executive Secretary of SEMA Alh.Saleh Jili explained that the 100 victims will each be given 2 bundles of roof sheets, 2 bags of cement, 1 packet of Zinc nails, 2 bags of rice, 2 bags of beans, 1 bag of maize, 2 tins of tomato, 1 jerry can of vegetable oil and 2 sachets of salt.

Source: Neptune Prime

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