7th August, 2017
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
About Twenty Thousand Metric Tons of Grains have been mobilise and are ready for distribution to the Internally Displaced persons in the North East, out of which Two Hundred and Six Trucks Loaded with Grains have arrived Adamawa state and are ready for distribution.
The Honourable Minister for Budget and Planning Hajiya Zainab Ahmed disclosed this when she paid a courtesy visit on Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at Government House Yola recently.
The Minister explained that the Federal Government has decided to embarked on the food intervention programme to provide soccour to the Internally Displaced persons in the North Eastern states of the Federation.
She stated that 3,056 house holds have been reached from the distribution exercise, pointingout that there is a need to treat the IDP'S with dignity and respect.
She commended Adamawa state Government and other emergency agencies in the state for the their efforts in handling the issues of internally Displaced persons in Adamawa state.
She also explained that over Seventy Three Thousand Internally Displaced persons in Malkohi, Fufore and Saint Theresa Camps would benefit from the programme, adding that the intervention would be done on quarterly basis.
While responding, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in alleviating the suffering of the IDP'S in the North East.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla stated that Adamawa is calm and stable, and commended the security agencies for maintaining peace and order in the state and assured that the items would be judiciously distributed to the IDP'S as intended
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