The Wife of the President,Mrs Aisha Buhari, has donated assorted relief materials to flood victims in Kebbi State
The invaluable gesture of the First Lady was extended to the victims through her Pet Programme, the Future Assured Programme.
The items consisting of food, toileteries, detergents and blankets were received by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Babale Umar Yauri, on Thursday, Sept 18,2020, at Government House, Birnin Kebbi.
Handing over the items, the delegates of Mrs Buhari, led by her SSA, Hon. Aliyu Hussaini, also delivered her message of prayers and deep sympathies to the people of Kebbi.
Receiving the items, the Kebbi state SSG, Alhaji Babale Umar mni, thanked the Wife of the President for her kindness to the people of Kebbi, at their time of need, adding that, her humanitarian trait was unmatched.
An accompanying letter listed the items as follows:
10kg Rice- 700 bags
5kg Rice -700bags
Condiments bag- 1500
Cosmetics bag- 1500
Blankets- 25 bales
Distribution commenced immediately by her team, with logistic assistance from LG chairmen.
So far ,4 LGAs have been covered, namely: Kalgo, Bagudo, Jega and Birnin Kebbi. Villages visited include Tungan daka, Mai Zagga,Tunga Ummaru, Yakana, Makera, Unguwar Sani, Maurida, Wabbaku, Damana, Littigawo, Kola, Gwadangwaji and Arbi.
The distribution of the relief items will continue into the coming week until they get to the intended beneficiaries.
So far, the exercise was being conducted in a very orderly manner in the remote villages.
Recipients extended their gratitude and prayers to the mother of the nation.
Also speaking in Bagudo, the Commisioner for Youth and Sports, Aliyu Khaliel conveyed his gratitude for the humanitarian efforts of Mrs Aisha Buhari
He also Gov Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his prompt response to the natural disaster.