National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has delivered three truckloads of relief materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in various camps in Adamawa state.
In a press statement by the information officer of North East zonal office of the agency, AbdulKadir Ibrahim, reliefs materials were delivered to victims displaced by insurgency from Gwoza, Madagali, Michika, Uba and Mubi local government areas of Borno and Adamawa states who are at different IDP camps in Adamawa State.
He disclosed that the relief materials were handed over to the camp central coordinating committee which comprises various stakeholders (like Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency ADSEMA, Red Cross, civil defence , police , faith based organisations, local and international NGOs like JNI oxfam, SISCOPE, IRC, MSF and UNFPA) at the NYSC Orientation camp in Yola.
Ibrahim said the Zonal Coordinator, NEMA North East Alhaji Muhammed Kanar who was represented by Senior Relief and Rehabilitation officer Saidu Alkali, said the agency was impressed by the level of assistance and donations by individuals and corporate entities towards alleviating the suffering of the IDPs.
He noted that the Director General of NEMA. Alhaji Sani Sidi had instructed the Zonal office to ensure that all arrangements were put in place to ensure that the IDPs stay in the various camps established in the zone is made comfortable.
Receiving the items on behalf of the IDPs, the permanent secretary ADSEMA, Alhaji Haruna Furo, appreciated the support of the Federal Government towards addressing the plight of the people in distress within the North East region.