National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has donated nine trucks of assorted relief materials to people returning back to their communities after fleeing due to Boko Harama attacks in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Director General of the agency, Alhaji Sani Sidi, while presenting the items in Hong town, headquarters of the council said that the donation was to bring succor to the returnees Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, verified in the area.
Sidi said that the huge relief materials donated to the communities was through the commitment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawan.
Represented by Mr. Saad Bello, Adamawa Coordinator of the agency, the Director General said that the donation was the second of its kind in the state.
“The first phase of the similar donation was in Mubi and the agency has concluded arrangement to reach Maiha ,Michika and Madagali local government areas for similar donation.” Sidi said.
He appealed to the local government authority and the distribution committee to do justice while distributing the materials.
In his remark shortly after receiving the materials on behalf of the IDPs, Alhaji Hamidu Misi, the Head of Service of the area thanked NEMA and Secretary to the Government of the Federation for the gesture.
Misi advised the people of the area to always be security conscious and report any suspicious character to the nearest security post.
Pa Cletus Hong, the Chairman Distribution committee of the relief materials assured that the materials would be judiciously distributed to those meant for.
Its reports that among the materials donated comprised bags of 25 kg of rice 1,200, maize 2,400, Guinea Corn 2,400 and Beans 1,200.
Other includes 600 bags of cement, 400 sacks of sugar, 300 Zinc roofing sheet and 200 cartoons of nails among other.

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