NEMA, SEMA Distribute Relief Materials to Communal Clash Victims
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has distributed relief materials to victims of a communal clash between farmers of Supare Akoko and Oka Akoko in Akoko South-East of Ondo State.
Radio Nigeria correspondent reports some of the items distributed to include rice, beans, roofing sheets, bags of cement, cooking oil, tin tomatoes, nails and garri.
The communal clash happened in November 2021 between both communities.
The Head of Operation Office of NEMA in charge of Ekiti, Osun and Ondo States, Mr Kadiri Olarewaju said the palliative was to give succour and help them start a new living.
Also, the secretary, Ondo State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Mr Femi Obideyi said the immediate and remote causes of the disaster had been addressed by the state government and the two communities had embraced peace.
He noted that the people of the state were known to be peace-loving, and urged residents to always prevent man-made disasters to allow the government to focus on its development programmes.
One of the beneficiaries, Pa Ibrahimoh Adamu, appreciated the gesture of the government at all levels for the level of support shown towards the affected victims.
Also speaking, another beneficiary, Mr Jaime Benson thanked the state and the federal government for the kind gesture and prayed for renewed strength to lead the nation.