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NEMA distributes food items to 35,508 households in Borno


By Abdulkadir Ibrahim

MAIDUGURI – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has begun routine food distribution for Internally Displaced persons in IDP camps, host communities and liberated communities in Borno State.

The IDPs in Borno State have been receiving food items provided by NEMA as support for victims of insurgency.

NEMA North East zonal coordinator Wagami Lydia Madu is leading the food distribution team that will conduct the distribution at the designated areas which include camps,host communities and three liberated areas of Jakana, Mainok and Benesheik with a total of 35,508 households benefitting in Borno State.

The food items were approved for distribution by the Director General NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Habib Ahmed, as part of the Federal Government’s efforts to support the Borno State Government to ease the hardship of IDPs displaced by insurgency.

Each household will get a ration consisting of food items which includes beans, rice, maize and condiments like seasoning, salt, tomato paste and cooking oil.

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