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Flood: Kogi begins distribution of relief items to victims

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 The Kogi government says it has begun the distribution of relief items to flood victims in the nine affected local government areas of the state The affected local governments areas are Lokoja Kogi Ajaokuta Ibaji Idah Ofu Igalamela Odolu Bassa and Omala The items were donated to the state by the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA Speaking to newsmen shortly after monitoring the distribution process the state s Commissioner for Environment Chief Victor Omofaiye warned officials against diversion of the materials Omofaiye appealed for more support from the Federal Government corporate bodies and well to do individuals to ameliorate the sufferings of the victims On her part the Acting Executive Secretary of Kogi State Emergency Management Agency SEMA Mrs Margret Akuh was also on ground to monitor the exercise The materials consist of vegetable oil red oil beans gari rice and tomatoe paste among others NewsSourceCredit NAN
Flood: Kogi begins distribution of relief items to victims

The Kogi government says it has begun the distribution of relief items to flood victims in the nine affected local government areas of the state.

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Bassa and Omala

The affected local governments areas are Lokoja, Kogi, Ajaokuta, Ibaji, Idah, Ofu, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa and Omala.

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National Emergency Management Agency

The items were donated to the state by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

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Commissioner for Environment

Speaking to newsmen shortly after monitoring the distribution process, the state’s Commissioner for Environment, Chief Victor Omofaiye, warned officials against diversion of the materials.

Federal Government

Omofaiye appealed for more support from the Federal Government, corporate bodies and well-to-do individuals to ameliorate the sufferings of the victims.

Acting Executive Secretary of Kogi

On her part, the Acting Executive Secretary of Kogi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mrs Margret Akuh, was also on ground to monitor the exercise.

The materials consist of vegetable oil, red oil, beans, gari, rice and tomatoe paste, among others.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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