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  • Updated: January 24, 2024

FG distributes relief materials to victims of bandit attack in Kaduna

FG distributes relief materials to victims of bandit attack

The Federal Government has distributed relief materials to victims of banditry attack in Saya Saya community of Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The distribution led by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) benefitted no fewer than 400 households affected by the attack.

Recall that during the attack, nine worshipers were killed in a mosque in the community while several others sustained injuries. 

The relief materials distributed by staff of NEMA North West Zone comprised food and non-food items, including building materials.

As contained in a statement by the agency on Wednesday morning, the Zonal Coordinator, NEMA North West Zone, Alhaji Abbani Imam Garki represented the Director General of the agency, Mustapha Habib during the exercise.

He sympathized with the community on behalf of the Federal Government and prayed for lasting peace in the affected communities of the state.

Garki further urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the materials appropriately to cushion their plight.

The statement partly reads: "The Zonal Coordinator who was represented by the Assistant Chief Admin Officer, Ruqayya Amin led the exercise in the presence of other stakeholders and the member representing Ikara/Kubau Federal Constituency, Aliyu Mustapha Abdullahi and other Stakeholders. 

"The member on behalf of the beneficiaries, appreciated and commended NEMA's prompt response to distressed persons and continuous support in taking measures to tackle disasters across the country."

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