Displaced Chibok Persons Supplied With Relief ItemsFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, October 20th, 2014
The internally displaced residents of Chibok, in Borno state, North Eastern Nigeria, can now heave more sigh of relief as the Federal Government has just sent more relief materials to them.
The North-East Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammed Kanar made this announcement Monday, in Yola, the Adamawa state capital.
Alhaji Kanar confirmed that the items were provided at the instance of the directive from the Presidency. He indicated that the agency has registered 10,376 displaced persons in Chibok and its environs.
In addition, the NEMA Zonal Coordinator stated experts from the Safe School Initiative (SSI) having been supporting the agency’s team to for assessment on those schools touched by the insurgents attack in the local government area.
Alhaji Kanar promised NEMA would soon provide other social facility such as boreholes to check challenge of supply of drinking water in the affected communities.
Items supplied included: 1,200 bags of 10 kgs rice, 1,000 blankets, 500 mosquito nets and 500 mats, cooking oils and 500 bags of maize.
The District Head of Chibok Community, Modu Zanna, after receiving the items expressed gratitude to the Presidency on the provisions. He however appealed to the government to ensure speedy and safe release of the abducted girls.
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