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NEMA distributes relief items to victims of Kaduna village bombings

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to the victims of the bombings in Tudun Biri, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Abbani Garki, NEMA’s North-West zonal coordinator, made this known in an interview on Friday in Kaduna.

According to him, the donation is not compensation for the loss of lives but a token to bring relief to the victims.

Mr Garki listed the items donated to include medicament, food, and non-food items.

They include surgical and disposable gloves, drip sets, cutting bandages, plasters, cotton wool, hand sanitisers, methylated spirits, and syringe and needles, among others.

The food items were 500 bags of rice, 500 bags of maize, 500 bags of beans, 500 cartons of spaghetti, 50 kegs of vegetable oil, 50 bags of salt, and 50 cartons of tin tomatoes.

The nonfood items were 500 pieces each of blankets, plastic buckets and cups, and men, women, and children’s clothing.

He said the medicines had been delivered to 44 Army Reference Hospital and Barau Dikko Specialist Teaching Hospital, all in Kaduna.

Speaking on other emergency needs of the community based on NEMA’s assessment, he said the area urgently required access roads, security, schools, water, electricity, and health facilities.

 

NAN

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