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Firm donates relief materials to flood victims

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has received donation of relief materials from a Corporate organization ‘The Care Pack Family’ to complement governments effort in alleviating the plights of flood victims across the country.

Receiving the items in Abuja the Minister thanked the organization for the gesture, saying it is apt and appropriate that the government cannot do it alone.

Hajiya Sadiya called on Nigerians to take cue to assist fellow Nigerians that are in distress especially those affected by the current flood disaster in the country.

The Minister represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Nasir Gwarzo, said that the items would be handed over to the National Emergency Management and Management Agency (NEMA) for onward distribution to the beneficiaries.

Earlier, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Ahmed, assured that the relief materials handed over to NEMA will be deployed immediately to the end users across the country.

He noted that the agency has received donations from the President Committee, Diaspora Commission, Red Cross Nigeria, International Donors, among others.

The Representative of the ‘Care Pack Family’ Omowunmi Imoukhuede said her company is empathic with those in distress and is dedicated to supporting citizens in need with essential products for good livelihood.

She stated that the company is working to have the right made in Nigeria product to assist victims of disaster.

Reporting Hadiza Abdulrahman; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu