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.
The HM @sadiya.farouq of @fmhds_ng flagged off distribution of relief supports delivered to Delta State by NEMA for distribution to affected traders of the recent fire incident at Ogbogonogo Market, Asaba. @officialdgnema @iaokowa
The HM @sadiya.farouq and @officialdgnema with the @festuskeyamo70 HM of State for Labour and Employment, also delivered the sympathy of Mr President to Gov @iaokowa and the affected persons. They also visited the burnt market and interacted with the traders.
The items delivered include: 120 sewing machines
100 hair dryers
80 grinding machines
625 bags of rice
625 bags of maize, 625 bags of beans
31 bags of salt
63 kegs of vegetable oil.
85 cartons of Tin tomatoes 56 cartons of seasoning 1,875 bags of cement
300 bundles of roofing sheets
300 packs of zinc nails
625 bags of 3 inches nails and 750 pieces of ceiling boards.