Thursday, 21 September 2017

Hear what Aisha Buhari want Nigerians to do for victims of flooding in Benue state

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Representative of Mrs. Aisha Buhari, Hajiya Mairo Tanko Al-Makura making her speech while Dr. Zainab Bagudu, Engr. Abounu & others looks on

Wife of the President and founder, Future Assured Programme, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to show support to the victims of the recent flooding in parts of Benue state with a view to complement government effort at providing succor to them. She was speaking during the distribution of relief materials to the victims in Makurdi, penultimate Monday afternoon.

Mrs. Buhari’s message was delivered by wife of the Governor of Nasarawa state, Hajiya Mairo Tanko Almakura, who was at the head of a delegation made up of wife of the Governor of Kebbi state, Dr. Zainab Bagudu and Senior Special Assistant to the President, Dr. Hajo Sani. The team visited the Makurdi Ultra-modern market, where over 5000 displaced persons are putting up as a result of loss of their homes. Most of the displaced in the camp are women and children.
Benue Deputy Governor receives the gifts from Nasarawa's First Lady
Mrs. Almakura conveyed the sympathies of the Wife of the President to the government and people of Benue state over the disaster, especially the victims and presented relief materials to them. The materials include rice, garri, tomato puree, food seasoning, nutritional packs for children and other essential commodities.
Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu making his speech after receiving the goods from Mrs. Buhari
Receiving the items on behalf of the Benue state government, the Deputy Governor of the state, Engr. Benson Abounu described the humanitarian gesture of Mrs. Buhari as bringing hope to the hopeless and assured her of fair distribution and effective utilization of the items.

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