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Windstorm: NEMA And KNSG Distribute Relief Materials To 1,218 Victims

By: KHADIJAH ALIYU

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in collaboration with the Kano state government (KNSG), distributed relief materials to 1,218 victims affected by the 2023 windstorm in the state.

The Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed-Habib, said
the donation was part of the Federal government’s efforts to support victims of disaster across the country.

Ahmed-Habib, represented by NEMA Coordinator Kano Territorial Office, Dr Nuradeen Abdullahi, explained that the relief materials were meant to bring succour to the victims.

“We distributed roofing sheets, clothing materials, rice, maize, beans, vegetable oil, nails, seasoning cube, salt, plastic plates buckets, detergents, pads, baby diapers and spaghetti.”

Flagging off the distribution, the state Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir-Yusuf, pointed out that beneficiaries were selected from Ungogo, Rano, Madobi, Rimin Gado and Tofa Local Governments in Kano.

Represented by the State Commissioner for Special Duties, Hajiya Amina Abdullahi-Sani, the governor commended the Federal Government and NEMA for the kind gesture.

Also speaking, the Executive Secretary Kano State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA), Alhaji Isyaku Abdullahi-Kubarachi, urged the beneficiaries to use the items judiciously.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Muhammad Sani, commended the state government and the agency for the gesture and promised to use the items judiciously.

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