As part of strategy for awareness creation and response to dry season fire in Oyo State, the National Emergency Management Agency has held a stakeholders meeting and simulation exercise to enhance collaborative efforts among them.
The meeting was held in Ibadan. The Director General of NEMA AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd) who was represented by the South West zonal coordinator Mr Lugard Slaku Bijimi said it was deliberately designed with focus on fire prevention and control, crowd management during disasters, effective coordination and risk awareness in the communities. The stakeholders present included representatives of the Federal Fire Service, Oyo State Fire Service, Military, Nigerian Police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps.
NEMA direct distribution of fertilizers to farmers in Jigawa State under the Emergency Agricultural Intervention approved by Mr President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari
Honorable Minister of Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development Sadiya Farouq flagged off the distribution recently with the Director General of NEMA Muhammadu A Muhammad
ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr Siga Fatima Jagne, who presented the items said the gesture was part of it’s capacity building and institutional strengthening support of national disaster management and civil protection agencies in ECOWAS Region.