FG Donates Relief Items To Victims Of Borno IDPs Camp Fire Disaster

Donates Relief Items To Victims Of IDPs Camp Fire Disaster
The federal government through the North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Friday donated relief materials worth millions of Naira to victims of the recent fire incident at displaced camps in Borno State.
Our correspondent reports that early morning fire incident at the Customs House IDP Camp on Tuesday killed two persons and razed down over 620 houses.
The Managing Director NEDC , Dr Mohammed Alkali while handing over the materials to the Director-General, State Emergency Management Agency, Haijya Yabawa Kolo at the camp, said president Muhammadu has sympathised with the victims of the fire disaster and directed for the delivery of the assorted food and non food items.
He said that the donation was part of the NEDC’s efforts to cushion the effects of the disaster on the victims
Alkali said : “The incident happened two days ago, instantly , showed concerns and directed the ministry of Humanitarian Affairs to do something quickly as possible to cushion the effect of the incident on the people.
“Today, each of the households is going to get 2 bags of rice, 2 pieces of blankets, 2 mats, 2 wrappers, 2 men wears, 2 cartoon of macaroni and 2 cartoons of spaghetti. So we are here to provide respite to the victims as directed by the president.”

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