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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North Central Zonal office, Jos plateau State on 17th Jan 2024 commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of recent communal crisis in Mangu Local Government Areas of plateau State.

The North Central Zonal Director of the Agency Mr Bashir Idris Garga who represented the Director General Mustapha Habib Ahmed said it was barbaric and unfortunate how Mangu has turned to as result of the crisis. He noted further that no one has the right to take another ones life no matter the circumstances

On the relief intervention, the zonal Director remarked that the items was not meant to compensate the losses of the people but to provide succur and reduce the impact of the crises. He assured the IDPs that all the people that were affected by the crisis will benefit from the items irrespective of tribe or religion. Mr.Bashir concluded by Urging the people to embrace peace and unity in order to restore the lost glory of Mangu.

Earlier in his remarks, the management committee chairman of the Local Government Mr Markus Artu appreciated the agency for sever support they have received from it since the crisis engulfed the Local Government Area.

On his part, the Executive secretary of Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (PLASEMA) Mr. Sunday Abdu equally appreciated NEMA for the numerous assistance the state have received since it establishment and pledge to further strengthen the existing collaboration with NEMA.

The flag of the distribution which took place in Mangu had in attendance the following Stakeholders: the The Red Cross, CAN, JNI Security agencies, PLASEMA, community leaders among other.

The relief materials included food and non-food items.

Abdulkadir Kezo Ibrahim IkonAllah

Assistant chief Information Officer New Media

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