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NIMASA Donates Relieve Materials To IDPs In Osun State

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has donated relief items to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Osun State. 

The displaced persons which caught across local government areas of the state were given food items, mattresses, sanitary pads amongst others. 

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh while handing over the relief materials to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, explained that the beneficiaries were those affected by flood, banditry and COVID-19. 

Dr. Jamoh who was represented by the agency’s deputy director, Dr. Odunayo Ani said the number of beneficiaries were those given to NIMASA by the Osun State Emergency Agency, OSEMA. 

He informed that tools including sewing machines, grinding machines and motorcycles were procured for the IDPs for economic development.

In his address, Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, expressed delight over the donation of relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons in the state. 

The governor reiterated the commitment of the administration to effective and efficient disaster management through public enlightenment campaign, disaster risk reduction workshops and transmission of jingles on electronic media, and updating of the contingency response plan. 

One of the beneficiaries, Mr. Olusola Ayowole commended the agency for the gesture towards the internally displaced persons in the state. 

Adenitan Akinola

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