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  • Updated: May 09, 2023

NEMA Distributes Food Items To Over 8,000 Households In Yobe, Others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed food items to over 8,000 households in Yobe, Borno, and Kano States.

The food items were donated by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre. 

The targeted beneficiaries were those affected by insurgency and disasters in the region.

This was made available in a statement by the spokesperson of the Agency, Manzo Ezekiel, on Tuesday.

According to Ezekiel, 500 households in Kano, 2,200 households in Yobe and 5,300 households in Borno received the food items.

He added that each of the 8,050 households received a basket of food items weighing 59.8 kg, which included 25 kg of rice, 25 kg of beans, 4 kg of maize grits and 2 kg of tomato paste.

Other food items included two litres of groundnut oil, 1 kg of salt and 0.8 kg of seasoning.

The beneficiaries were identified by the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), and the distribution was carried out directly by NEMA in collaboration with the SEMA.

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