BY: ADETUNJI AMINAT, SPACE FM NEWS
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA as part of its effort to provide temporary relief to the victims, distribute relief materials to about 2,200 flood victims in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State.
About 3,500 households had been affected by flood due to a recent heavy downpour which lasted for about 14 consecutive hours, as reported by News Agency of Nigeria.
Chairman of the local relief distribution committee, Alhaji Aminu Nadari says that in Daura on Tuesday 10/9/2019, that all the affected victims have been provided with relief materials which includes beans, maize, blankets, mattresses, cooking oil, roofing sheets, rice, ceiling and rubber mats. Determined the number of relief materials that NEMA will provide. We are meticulous in the entire process as no one is left out, he says.
It was noted that the remaining 800 victims would be covered when the committee receives the remaining two trucks of the relief materials, expected to arrive any moment from now. He called on the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the materials and warned that the agency would not permit any act of destruction.
A beneficiary who lost three rooms to the flood, Hajiya Halima Shehu commends NEMA for the gesture the committee showed for being fair in the distribution process.
NEMA delivered 500 rubber mats, 750 ceiling sheets, 500 each of blankets and mattresses, as well as 100 jerry can of vegetable oil,300 bags of rice, beans, maize, 1,200 bags of cement and 500 bundles of roofing sheets.