PCNI has delivered food items to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Gombe State.
The items distributed include 25kg bags of rice, millet, beans, sugar, vegetable oil, wax print, plates, mats, blankets, buckets, babies’ toiletries, and cartons of noodles. According to the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Danlami Rukujei, about 1,000 persons will benefit from the delivery. Mr. Rukujei who presented the items to the IDPs resident at Gona Community, in Akko local government area urged beneficiaries not to sell the items.
He said that the exercise would extend to people in the Tumu/Pindiga axis until the relief materials were exhausted.
The agency also distributed food items and building materials to victims of recent floods and communal clashes that affected communities in Billiri Local Government Area. Mr. Rukujei handed over items to the paramount ruler in the area, the Mai Tangale, Abdu Buba Maisharu II, for onward distribution to 15 households affected by the communal clash in Kufai – Billiri LGA.