The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has distributed food and non food item to more than 20,000 persons who were recently displaced as a result of Boko insurgency and taking shelter at Gubio and Teachers Village camps in Maiduguri, Borno state.
The special intervention team led by Air Commodore Akugbe Iyamu, Director Search and Rescue NEMA who represented the Director General Engr Mustapha Maihaja, presented the relief items directly to the displaced persons that are mostly from in North part of the state.
Air commodore Akugbe Iyamu, noted that the special intervention is a continuation of the agency’s efforts at alleviating their pledge since their displacement as a result of Boko Haram insurgency in the area.
The food and non food items distributed to the IDPs included rice, beans tomatoes food seasoning and beverages. Others include mattresses, mosquito nets, buckets, blankets clothes, nylon mats and toiletries .
He said the process of integrating the IDPs into monthly feeding scheme has already commenced and assured them of the agency’s continuation of monthly distribution of the food items.