Zulum distributes relief materials to 11,000 residents in Borno

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Monday took care of humanitarian needs of 11,000 vulnerable residents of the state.
The governor, in the spirit of sacrifice of Easter, travel to Gajiganna, a town in the Magumeri Local Government Area in the northern part of the state to supervise the distribution of relief materials to the vulnerable people.
The governor directly supervised the distribution of cash, foodstuffs to the poor comprising of over 6,000 women whom he gave N5,000 each and wrappers and about 5,000 men who were given  a bag of rice each, a bag of maize grain and three litres of cooking oil.
According to a statement on Monday, the beneficiaries were mostly internally displaced persons within Gajiganna.
The governor was accompanied by the member representing  Magumeri at the Borno State House of Assembly, Audu Mustapha; the Chairperson, State Emergency Management Agency, Hajiya Yabawa Kolo, among others.
Zulum called on residents to maintain personal hygiene, ensure social distancing and avoid unnecessary gatherings.
He said, “We are all aware of the enormous challenges Borno is already faced with. As a responsible government, we are doing everything possible to contain this virus from spreading into our state. However, this can only be achieved with your cooperation”


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