Kogi Govt. Flags Off Distribution of NEMA Relief Materials to Flood Disaster Zones  

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Kogi state government on Friday flagged off distribution of relief materials to local government areas affected by flood disaster.

Commissioner of Environment, Chief Victor Omofaiye while told newsmen after monitoring the distribution process, warned officials against diversion of the materials.

The relief materials which were donated to the state by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) consist of vegetable oil, red oil, beans, gaari, rice, tomatoes paste among others.

Omofaiye appealed for more support from the Federal Government, corporate bodies and public spirited individuals to ameliorate the sufferings of the victims.

According to him, more relief materials will also be distributed in the coming days, pointing out that the items are only for those in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. 

The Acting Executive Secretary of Kogi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr. Margret Akuh was also on ground to monitor the exercise.

The affected local governments are; Lokoja, Kogi, Ajaokuta, Ibaji, Idah, Ofu, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa Adavi and Omala.

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