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SEMA donates relief materials to victims of Kajuru attack in Kaduna





By Ezra Musa

Kaduna, Feb. 20, 2019 The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has donated relief materials to victims of recent attack in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

Speaking while presenting the items to the victims, the Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Ben Kure, said it was provided by the state government to assist the affected victims.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that many people were confirmed dead in eight villages in the area during the attack on Feb. 11.

Kure, represented by the Director, Disaster and Relief Management, Mr Yau Mohammed, listed the items to include 100 bags of rice, Blankets, mattresses, Noodles, palm and vegetable oil.

He said the gesture was to cushion the suffering of the victims who were displaced from their homes during the attack.

Kure added that there was an ongoing assessment by the agency to get full report on the level of damage from the attack.

Responding on behalf of the Kajuru people, the Vice Chairman of the area, Mr Katura Jagaba, commended the state government for the donation, describing it as a great show of concern to the affected communities.

“I am using this medium to commend SEMA for the assistance it has given to victims of the disaster in the state,” he said.

He also assured SEMA of the immediate distribution of the items to the families of the victims.

Jagaba thanked the state government over the security measures put in place to address the security challenges in the area.  
Edited by Edwin Nwachukwu/Maharazu Ahmed