The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North Central Zone today 7th February 2023 commenced the distribution of relief materials to the victims of 2022 flood disaster in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State. Delivering the items, the North Central zonal Coordinator mr Eugene Nyelong said the items were meant to cushion the effect of the disaster. The coordinator who was represented by Nurudeen Musa, head of Search and Rescue Department said the items were not meant to compensate the victims but to cushion the effect of the disaster on the victims. He assured the victims that only the affected would benefit from the relief items.
Receiving the items on behalf of the victims, the Deputy speaker of Federal House of Assembly Hon. Ahmed Maje appreciated the federal government through NEMA for the items. The deputy speaker who was represented by his Special Assistant Hon. Aminu Abdullihi also assured the affected that he was going to work closely with NEMA to ensure that all the victims benefit from the relief items.
The relief materials which worth millions of naira included food and non-food items.
The flag off ceremony of the distribution of the relief materials took place at the Local government Secretariat , Wase.