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.

NEMA’s monthly food distribution to IDPs in Maiduguri

NEMA’s monthly food distribution to IDPs in Maiduguri continues with items given to 6,433 households in Madinatu and Customs House camps. A total of 351,241kg rice, maize and beans were distributed to the IDPs.
Also today, distribution has commenced at Ahmed Grema, Khurso Bashir and Filin Ball host communities for a total of 776 IDPs households that are receiving a total of 42, 370 kg of the food items.
The distribution is part of the Humanitarian intervention of the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari for IDPs in camps, host communities and liberated communities in the Northeast. The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq is providing leadership to the humanitarian response being implemented by NEMA.

The monthly food distribution by NEMA to IDP’s living in the Muna Garage Camp Maiduguri Borno state

The monthly food distribution by NEMA to Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) living in the Muna Garage Camp Maiduguri Borno state. The items were approved by the Honourable Minister Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHDSD) under the leadership of His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari. About 22,800 IDPs in 3, 800 households in the camp received a total of 207,480kg food items comprising of rice, maize, beans and assorted condiments.
Each of the households received 12.5kg bag of rice, 12.5kg bag of maize, 25kg bag of beans and 4.5kg assorted condiments.

National NEMA distributes relief materials to victims of the Nguru Central Market fire Yobe

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Friday, distributed relief materials to victims of the Nguru Central Market fire out break in Yobe.

Mr Ibrahim Adamu, the Relief and Rehabilitation Officer of NEMA, North-East Zone, said the agency received the sad news through the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development.

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan had communicated the incident to the Minister on March 29.

”The agency was later directed immediately by the minister to assess the effect of the fire disaster, in which we conducted the assessment together with the Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA),” he said.

Adamu also said the items donated were 145 bags of 25kg rice, 145 bags of 25kg beans, 145 bags of 125kg maize, 15 bags of 50kg sugar, 10 bags of 20kg iodized salt and 15kg of 50L of vegetable oil.

He explained that other items donated included 20 cartons of tomato paste, 435 bundles of roofing sheets, 600 bags of 50kg of cement, 75 bags of 3inch nails, 145 packets of zink nails and750 pieces of ceiling boards.

Earlier in his remarks, Dr Muhammed Goje, the Executive Secretary of the Yobe SEMA, commended the gesture and stated that the intervention was timely.

”The arrival of this intervention is timely and it shows that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni and other stakeholders involved are very passionate about the plight of the people.

”Reason we came immediately to deliver the items to the victims hand to hand as directed by the state governor,” Goje said.

Also speaking, Malam Ligali Dugu, the Director Personnel and Management, Nguru Local Government, lauded the state government and NEMA for the gesture, on behalf of the beneficiaries.

He, however, appealed to the beneficiaries to utilise the relief materials they received judiciously.

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AVM Muhammed assumes duties as DG NEMA

 

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AVM Muhammed assumes duties as DG NEMA

The newly appointed Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd.) on Tuesday formally assumed duties at the headquarters of the Agency in Abuja.

He was received on arrival by NEMA directors and later held meeting with the management staff in commencement of duties in the office as the Director General.

President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the appointment of AVM Muhammed as the Director General of NEMA with effect from 30th April 2020 in statement that was issued from the office of the Secretary to the Government of Federation.

The Director General of NEMA, AVM Muhammed was a former Chief of Policy and Plans at the Nigerian Airforce before his retirement. A holder of prestigious national and international flying licenses and recipient of several distinguished military service honours, he had also held other operational and strategic positions in the Nigerian Airforce that include the Air Secretary, Air Officer Commanding Tactical Air Command, Air Officer Commanding Logistics Command and Managing Director of Nigerian Airforce Investment.

AVM Muhammed has flown several aircraft types which include: Air Force One (B737 BBJ), Alpha Jet, Gulf Stream 550, Dassault Falcon 900, Citation Jet, L39 ZA and Bulldog 123. His decorations include General Service Star (GSS), Pass Staff College(PSC+) and Fellow Defence College among others.

 

Manzo Ezekiel

Press Officer

6th May 2020

NEMA commences delivery of the 100 trucks of food items to vulnerable persons in Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency has commenced delivery of the 100 trucks of food items announced by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq for distribution to vulnerable persons affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in Kano State. More trucks of the food are also be delivered by the Agency from the silos as approved by the President.

The food items are being transported by NEMA from the Federal Government’s strategic reserved as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as palliatives under the response to contain the COVID-19 pandemic through restriction of movements.

The food reserve where the items are being evacuated are located in Minna, Dutsinma, Yola, Gusau and Lafiya.
The items include bags of maize, Rice, millets, sorghum.
Coordinator, NEMA Territorial Office in Kano Mallam Sanusi Ado is receiving the items which are being offloaded in warehouses provided by Kano State Government in the presence of officials of the State Emergency Management Agency led by the Executive Secretary Dr Saleh Jili.

Minister Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq Visits NEMA HQ

The Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq today visited the headquarters of NEMA in Abuja. She was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Jalal Arabi and was received by the DG NEMA Engr Mustapha Y. Maihaja.
The Minister and DG NEMA discussed about the on-going provision of palliatives to the vulnerable and poor persons in the wake of the Federal Government’s strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the Hon. Minister included the Director of Disaster Management in the Ministry Dr Dorothy Nwodo while the Directors of NEMA were also present in receiving the Minister.