Actress partners with NGO to assist victims affected by flood in Benue state
Juliet Ibrahim partners with NGO to assist in alleviating the plights of the victims affected by flood in Benue.
She isn't just doing it alone as she is collaborating with another organization, Education as a Vaccine (EVA). She made this know during her visit on September 16, 2017, to the IDP Camp at the International Market and Akor, one of the communities that were flooded.
During her visit, she met with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Camp Commandant of the Camp for the Internally Displaced Persons, Makurdi, James Iorhuna. She shared that the visit came as a need to meet those affected by the flood and find out what her foundation, Juliet Ibrahim Foundation in collaboration with EVA can do to support the survivors.
“I've once lived as a refugee and I have experienced a flood on a movie set in Ghana, so I know how people struggle to survive during this period. Lives have been lost and many families have lost everything. Things are not the same for them again”, said actress Juliet.
Juliet Ibrahim promised to contribute her quota to return smiles to the distressed people. “With the information I have gathered from victims of the flood and village chiefs, I will be back soon with relief materials to cushion the damage this unforeseen circumstance has caused the people.”
This is not the first time the actress is lending a helping hand in the bid to help the Internally Displaced People of Benue state.
Back in August 2017, the Nollywood actress took to her Instagram page where she challenged her friends and celebrities to help cushion the plight of the people of Benue that were ravaged by the flood.
In her own way, she has created the hashtag #MakurdiFloodReliefChallenge which is a way to challenge a lot of people to help donate both money and relief materials.
Among those who have gone the "good Samaritan" way towards the plight of the flood victims is Made Men Music Group C.E.OUbi Franklin. He posted a video on his Instagram page appealing to his friends and fans to also come to the aid of the people of Benue.
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