– NEMA has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to the Enugu State government for distribution to the flood victims in the state
– The state government has said that the flood affected 50 communities in the state and that the materials received will be distributed to the victims affected by the flood
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has made a donation of assorted relief materials worth millions of Naira to the Enugu state government for distribution to the flood victims in the state.
The materials which are of varying quantities and include different quantities of building materials, pieces of blankets, foam mattresses, clothes, mosquito nets and bags of salt.
Other materials donated include different bags of food items, toiletries, wears, fishing nets and sewing machines.
Mr Mustapha Maihaja, the Director General of NEMA, while handing over the materials in Enugu said that the donation followed reports of flood disaster and the on-the-spot assessment carried out in the communities affected by flood in the state.
Maihaja who was represented by the Southeast zonal coordinator of NEMA, Mr. Walson Brandon, said that the humanitarian relief assistance by the federal government was to ameliorate the sufferings of the affected communities. Receiving the items on behalf of the state government, the Executive Secretary, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency,
While receiving the items on behalf of the state government, the Executive Secretary, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency, ESEMA, Mrs Nkechi Eneh, said the unique gesture was an eloquent testimony to government’s welfare of the citizens.
Eneh who was represented by her Special Assistant, Mr Austin Ajuluchukwu said the flood disaster affected over 50 communities in 9 local government areas of the state. He pledged that the materials will get to the affected persons immediately so the purposes for the humanitarian gesture would be met.
He stated that “it’s good the items are coming in in batches as they come we distribute them to the affected persons.” He listed the affected local governments to include Nkanu East, Igbo etitit, Ezeagu, Udi, Enugu North, Uzo-Uwani, among other council areas of the state.