The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, has donated food and other essential household items worth millions of naira to camps for internally displaced persons ( IDPs) in four local government areas of Niger State.
The beneficiaries were displaced bandits and terrorists operating in the affected communes
Among the items presented to the displaced were bags of rice, vegetable oil, salt, seasonings, tinned tomatoes and detergents.
The items which were an extension of the Minister’s humanitarian effort in conjunction with the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, were presented to the IDP camps in the local government areas of Shiroro, Rafi, Munya and Paikoro from Niger State.
Presenting the items to some of the beneficiaries of the Gwada IDP camp, Ambassador Dada, represented by his special adviser, Dr. Abdullahi Bala Isa, said the aim of the gesture was to reduce the hardships faced by the displaced persons. due to displacement.
In a press statement from her special assistant, Ibrahim Aliyu, the minister praised the displaced people for their patience and assured them of the federal government’s commitment to ending banditry and other criminal activities across the country. .
Dada promised to continue to provide them with all the necessary support.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Head of Operations in charge of Niger and Kwara States Hajiya Zainab Suleiman Sa’idu appreciated the minister who she said contacted the agency for support humanitarian.
She assured the rights holders of justice in the distribution of the articles.
On behalf of the four beneficiary local government areas, the secretary of Shiroro local government area, Mr. Adamu Kefas, thanked the minister and NEMA for the gesture.