KNSG,NEMA distributes relief materials to 300 PWDs, flood victims


Kano State Government in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday, distributed relief materials to 300 victims of various disaster in the state.

Speaking during the distribution, the Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,said the beneficiaries were selected from the five Emirate Council Persons living with disabilities (PWDs), flood and fire disaster victims in the state.

Ganduje represented by the Executive Secretary Kano State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA) Dr Saleh Jili, said the relief items were meant to bring succour to the victims.

He listed the distributed materials to include: Maize, rice, millet, guinea corn, Indomie, rice, beans, seasoning cubes and salt.

He called on wealthy individuals and Zakkat Commission to support such gesture in helping victims of various disaster and PWDs.

Ganduje called on the general public to maintain safety at all times and desist from any act capable of exposing them to disasters as the situation could lead to economic recession, loss of lives, properties.

He called on the general public to desist from indiscriminate dumping of waste on drains, clear blocked water ways, adhere to building codes and environmental regulations.

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

Abdullahi, represented by NEMA Head of Communication, Alhaji Ibrahim Gwarzo, urged the general public to adhere to early warning rainfall prediction by the Nigeria Metrological Agency (NiMet) to reduce destruction of flood.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Emir of the Blind Kano, Alhaji Ado Bichi, commended the agency for the gesture and promised to use the items judiciously.


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