By Muhammad Nasir, Sokoto.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday presented relief materials to the victims of the 2022 flood disaster in nine local government areas of Sokoto State.
Presenting the materials to the state government, Aliyu Kafindangi, the Head of Sokoto Operations Office, NEMA, said that the gesture was part of the efforts of the Federal Government to assuage the suffering of the victims.
Kafindangi said that the materials were to support the victims in Gwadabawa, Silame, Goronyo, Isa, Sabon Birni, Kebbe, Yabo, Sokoto North and Shagari Local Government Areas (LGAs).
“The materials comprise food items such as rice, beans, maize, vegetable oil, seasoning cubes, spaghetti, tomato paste and iodized salt,” he said.
The items also include non-food items such as mosquito nets, blankets, nylon mats, sanitary pads, toilet Soaps, disinfectants, detergents, cooking pots and stoves.
Receiving the items on behalf of the state government, Alhaji Bala Yabo, the Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), appreciated NEMA’s timely interventions in the state.
Yabo assured that the state government would ensure proper distribution of the materials to the beneficiaries.