Owo attack: NEMA donates relief items to 120 households

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief items to 120 households affected by the June 5 attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.

A statement by the head of Press Unit, Manzo Ezekiel, said the items include 120 bags of 10kg rice, 120 bags of 10kg beans, 120 bags of 10kg maize, 10 bags of 50kg salt, 50 cartons of detergent and 50 cartons of bath soap.

Others are 300 pieces of bath towel, 400 pieces of wax prints, 300 pieces of guinea brocade and 25 kegs of vegetable oil, among others.

Director-General of the agency Mustapha Ahmed said the gesture was aimed at providing succour to the affected persons.

Ahmed, represented by the Director of Search and Rescue, Edward Adedokun, said the Federal Government and the agency were concerned about the victims.

According to him, the agency had also supplied medical consumables to four hospitals in Owo to assist in the treatment of victims. They are Federal Medical Center (FMC); St. Louis Hospital; Joladeth Hospital; and the Ondo State General Hospita.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu appreciated NEMA for the timely delivery of the medical consumables and for providing the additional relief items.

Meanwhile, Rev. Fr. Abayomi Adeniyi of St. Francis Catholic Church, who received the items on behalf of the affected families, assured of equitable and judicious distribution.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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