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NEMA distributes relief materials to fire victims in Kano

The distribution of relief materials to victims in Kano

Photo; Khadijat Aliyu/Radio Nigeria

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in collaboration with Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), have distributed relief materials to over 250 victims of fire and flood disaster in the Kano state.

NEMA Coordinator Kano/Jigawa Territorial Office, Dr Nuradeen Abdullahi, said the donation was part of the Federal government’s efforts, to support the victims of disasters across the country.

Dr Nurudeen, who was represented by NEMA Kano Head of Account, Rilwan Isma’il, urged beneficiaries to make judicious use of the items.

In his remarks, the Executive Secretary (SEMA), Dr Saleh Jili, said the relief items were meant to bring succor to the victims.

According to him, the materials included maize, roofing sheets, nylon mat, blankets, mattresses, plastic buckets, salt, toiletries, clothing materials and mosquito nets.

presentation of the relief materials

Dr Jili urged members of the public, especially women using firewood and charcoal, to handle fire with care and always switch off their electrical appliances whenever they were going out or going to bed, to avoid inferno.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Malam Muhammad Zakari, commended the agency for the kind gesture.

Reporting by Khadijat Aliyu; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Adeniyi Bakare