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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has presented 1,312 metric tonnes of assorted food commodities to the Kaduna State Government for distribution to vulnerable persons in the state.

The Director-General of the agency, Mrs Zubaida Umar, stated this on Friday, during the presentation of food items to Gov. Uba Sani for onward distribution to vulnerable persons in the state.

Mrs Umar said that the gesture is part of the Federal Government’s efforts to cushion the effects of the high cost of food items in the country.

She said the gesture was in fulfillment of the promise made by President Bola Tinubu to reduce the impact of the current economic downturn being experienced in the country.

She further said, ”In line with the Renewed Hope Agenda, Mr President approved the release of 42,000 metric tonnes of assorted food commodities from the National Strategic Reserve.The

Assorted food commodities include maize, millet, sorghum and garri.

”After sharing the commodities and successfully transporting the quantity allocated to the state, today we are here to hand over the food items to the state government

He assured the broad-based committee would ensure that the grains were distributed to the vulnerable citizens in a fair and equitable manner.

He said, ” Our administration is committed to bringing succour to the most vulnerable, the committee on distribution of palliatives has been doing a commendable job.”

Earlier, in his opening remark, Usman Mazadu, Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), commended NEMA for the support to the vulnerable in the state.

He said the state had constituted committees of stakeholders in the 23 LGA’s saddled with the responsibility of distributing the items with utmost transparency.

Mazadu assured, ” We have provided and fortified our storage facilities for the safekeeping of the items and deployed maximum security to ensure integrity.”

Abdulkadir Kezo Ibrahim IkonAllah

Assistant chief Information Officer New Media

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