Katsina Flood: NEMA Delivers 13 Trucks of Assorted Relief Items to State Govt 

By Kasim Sumaina in Abuja
In response to the flood disaster  in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, the National Emergency Management Agency has delivered 13 trucks of relief items to provide immediate  succour to the  affected  victims.
Director General of NEMA, Engr Mustapha Maihaja, who was in Katsina to condole with the state government and victims over the flood, in a statement by Head Media and Public Relations of the agency, Sani Datti, on Wednesday in Abuja, said “I am here with a team from the agency to also assess the situation and identify how NEMA could work with the state government towards providing proper assistance to the affected persons.”
The statement revealed that, the DG NEMA and his team were received by the Governor of Katsina State Alhaji Aminu Masari who appreciated the agency for the prompt response to the flood.
It hinted that about 13 trucks of assorted relief items were delivered by NEMA for immediate assistance to the victims of the flood.
The NEMA delegation led by the DG and officials of the state government also visited some of the communities affected by the flood and IDP camp.
Meanwhile, the DG NEMA along with governor also received Vice President ,
Yemi Osinbanjo who was in the state to sympathise with the goverment and victims on behalf of Federal Government.
The Vice President who confirmed the initial assistance by NEMA, said that the Federal Government along with the state will look into the cause of the flash flood with a view to providing lasting solution so that such incident does not happen again.

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