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Agency donates 13,400 bags of food items to IDPs

It added that the MoU was for the provision of food items to feed the IDPs residing in camps across Maiduguri metropolis for one month.

NEMA donates 13,400 bags of food items to IDPs

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) had donated 13,400 bags of food items to the Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno.

This is contained in a statement signed on Wednesday by Mr Sani Datti, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NEMA and made available to news men in Abuja.

According to the statement, the donation is NEMA’s humanitarian intervention in the North-East to assist the IDPs.

"In furtherance to NEMA’s humanitarian intervention in the North-East, the agency has delivered 13,400 assorted bags of foods items to the Borno State Government.

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"These items which include: 8,000 bags of rice, 1,200 bags of maize gritz, 1,000 bags of millet and 3,200 bags of beans are for the IDPs in Maiduguri.’’

The statement quoted Mr Mohammed Kanar, Zonal Coordinator of NEMA in the North-East as saying, "The items were presented in line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Borno State Government.

The statement said that Deputy Gov. Usman Durkwa received the items on behalf of both the Borno State Government and the IDPs.

It stated that Durkwa appreciated the continuous support by NEMA and assured it that the items would be distributed to the beneficiaries.

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