The Aliko Dangote Foundation, recently donated relief materials worth millions of naira to victims of flood in Rivers State.
A breakdown of the relief materials include, two thousand, six hundred and Forty-three cartons of spaghetti,two thousand six hundred and forty three cartons of macaroni and twenty six thousand, six hundred and ninety six bags of 4kg semolina flour.
Others are, six hundred and thirty four 50kg bags of sugar,six hundred and sixty seven bags of 20kg salt,five thousand seven hundred and nine bags of cement and one thousand, one hundred and three cartons of maggi.
Making the donations through the Presidential Committee on Flood and Disasters Management (PCFRR)at a ware house in Trana-Amadi ,the representative of (PCFRR)John Oworicho, said the materials were being handed over to the Rivers State emergency management agency (SEMA).
Taking delivery of the items ,Mr yakubu Suleiman who represented the Director General (DG),National Emergency Management Agency (NDMA), Engr.Mustapha MaiHji, thanked the foundation for what he called “kind gesture”.
“ We thank the Alico Dangote Foundation for this kind gesture ,and assure that we will ensure equitable distribution of the items to all the victims of flood in Rivers State “he said.
Suleiman who is the Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre Rivers/Bayelsa Territory of NEMA, also used the opportunity to call on other well meaning Nigerians and groups to come to the aid of victims of disaster.
By: Beauty David-West.