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NIMASA donates relief materials to displaced persons in Kwara



NIMASA donates relief materials to displaced persons in Kwara

Bashir Jamoh

AUTHORITY of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials for victims of flood and other Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

NIMASA’s Director-General, Dr Bashir Jamoh, on Monday in Ilorin said the donation was part of the agency’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to amielorate the plight of those affected by banditry and others forms of insecurity.

Jamoh who was represented by the Coordinator, Abuja Zonal Office, Hajia Moji Jimoh, said the gesture will go a long way to make life easier for the beneficiaries adding that “we look forward to greater collaboration between the state and agency in the future.

The DG further diclosed that the items which include mattresses, cartons of noodles, bags of garri, rice, sugar, yam tubers, spaghetti, sewing/grinding machines, tricycles and welding equipments amongst others are in two categorises for the displaced persons and empowerment to boost the SMEs sector.

Reacting on behalf of the Governor, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof Manman Jibril said displayed persons need to be assisted by the government and other agencies because they are highly in need of basic requirements of life.

While noting that the effort of NIMASA will complement what the state government had been doing, he assured the team that the items will not be diverted but made to get to the grassroots for those that are really in need of it.

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NIMASA donates relief materials to displaced persons in Kwara

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