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Jordan donates relief materials to Nigeria

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has taken delivery of assorted relief materials donated to Nigeria following the recent flood disaster by Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization under instruction of King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein Al Hashimi of Jordan.

A Hercules C130 aircraft of the Royal Jordanian Airforce transported the relief materials to the cargo wing of Nnamdi International Airport, Abuja.

Receiving the items, the Director General of NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed appreciated the kind gesture from the King of Jordan, Government and people of that kingdom.

He conveyed the appreciation of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq for the donation and assured that the items would be distributed to the target beneficiaries. 

The spokesperson of the team that delivered the donation, Zeyed Mahmoud said the items were from the King of Jordan to support those affected by the flood in line with international solidarity with Nigeria over the disaster. 

The items donated are made up food and non-food materials.

Writing by Tersoo Zamber; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu