The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday in Ibi, Taraba State, distributed relief materials to 272 Nigerians deported from Niger Republic.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria report, the materials were distributed to the deportees and victims of insurgency at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the state.
NEMA Director-General, Alhaji Muhammed Sani-Sidi represented by the agency’s Head of Gombe Operations Office, Alhaji Saidu Mini made the presentation of materials to the IDPs in Ibi on behalf of the Federal Government.
Sani-Sidi told the victims that Federal Government was committed to their welfare and making efforts to return peace to all the warring communities in the country.
He expressed his appreciation to the Ibi people for hosting the deportees and urged the residents to continue in their charity towards the IDPs.
“The relief materials are just a temporary measure to relieve your suffering, pending when government will complete its war against insurgents and other criminals,” he added.
In his remark, the Chief Administrative Officer of the Taraba State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Douglas Dogara, urged the IDPs to cooperate with government as it strives to find lasting solutions to the problem of insurgency.
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