Yobe SEMA distributes food items to physically challenged persons

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Mai-Mala Buni, Yobe State Governor

From SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri –

In an effort to cushion the sufferings of  the Physically Challenged  Persons sequel to the stay at home  directives, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (YOSEMA) has  distributed food items to the some members in Damaturu Monday.

The distribution  which was  spearheaded by the Executive Secretary of the Yobe SEMA, Dr. Mohammed Goje had  over 150  families or households.

Dr. Goje said the support  was aimed at lminimizung  begging on the streets and at gatherings to avoid social risk of  spread of COVID 19.

He added that the support was also part of Governor  Buni’s administrative drive towards cushioning the sufferings of the  Physically Challenged Persons as they abided by the sit at home directives against the spread of  Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Executive Secretary further noted that those who engage in petty trading and begging in some cases, are usually first hit and worse hit during lockdown while  in considering Damaturu, the state capital as  one of the high risk COVID-19 LGA as the door to door foodd  support  was extended to the physical challenged persons

Those who  benefited were those   Nayi-nawa, Pompomari, Gwange, Fulatari, Ganye-uku, Bindigari-Pawari, Tsohon Kasuwa, Sabon pegi and Ajari areas of Damaturu and  food Items distributed to the beneficiaries include Rice, Cooking oil, Maize,Tin Tomato, Salt and Beans among others.

The leader of the Physically Challenged  Persons , North East  Chapter of the ruñing party, All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Mohammed Abba Isa expressed gratitude and appreciation  to Governor Buni  gestures and assured him of their continuous  support to  all government policies and programmes  including  campaigns against the spread and prevention of Covid19.

Isa also prayed for the progress, o qc and Development of state and Nigeria at large.

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