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Air Force Distributes Relief Materials to Flood Victims

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has commenced the airlift of relief materials to riverine communities in Bayelsa state affected by the recent flooding.

Director, Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet in a statement said the relief materials, which were airlifted from Enugu to the Igbogenne community in Bayelsa state via Port Harcourt, are intended to be re-distributed to other riverine communities adversely affected by the recent flooding in the State.

The statement explains that the airlift of the relief materials also aligns with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao’s directive to all operational units and commanders to ensure they provide the necessary assistance required by all government agencies towards alleviating the sufferings of Nigerians affected by this year’s unprecedented flooding in some parts of the country.

It assures that more relief materials are expected to be airlifted in the coming days from other parts of the country to affected flooded communities in Bayelsa state and other states in the country.

FRCN/Adebukola Aluko

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