Monthly Food distribution in Salmanti, Polo/St Hillary and Ngarnam in Borno State

The National Emergency Management Agency under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development monthly food distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno host communities continues as 250 households in Salmanti received total of 13,650kg food stuffs, 400 households in Polo/St Hillary received 21,840kg and 250 households in Ngarnam 13,650kg.
The food distribution is in line with the policy direction of the President, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR under the leadership of the Honourable Minister Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq to support vulnerable persons and people with special needs. Each household receive 12.5kg rice, 12.5kg maize, 25kg beans and 4.5kg assorted condiments for the month.

3, 870 MT of food items presented to Gov Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State

About 3, 870 MT of food items moved from Federal Government’s food silos by NEMA were Sunday presented by the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq to Gov Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State for distribution to vulnerable persons as COVID-19 palliatives from the Federal Government as approved by the President His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari. The items consist of 2, 130 Metric ton of Maize, 870 Metric ton of surghum and 870 Metric ton of millet.
Also presented by the Minister were 10, 000 bags of rice from the ministry.
Hajiya Sadiya Farouq said the palliatives were approved by the President for distribution to the vulnerable persons to cushion the effects of the lockdown measures to control the spread of COVID-19.
Responding, the Governor Dr Ganduje appreciated the kind gesture of President Buhari and the Minister for coming to deliver the food items.
The DG NEMA, AVM MA Muhammed accompanied the Minister on the official engagement in Kano State.