The Federal Government has presented 360 metric tons of assorted grains to Yobe state government so as to cushion the hardship being faced by Nigerians especially the vulnerable persons in Yobe state.
The Minister of Power Engineer Abubakar Aliyu while presenting the grains on behalf of the federal government to Governor Mai Mala Buni in Damaturu, said the gesture was as result of the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of grains from the national reserve.
Engineer Aliyu assured Nigerians of the federal government resolve to continues evolving measures that would make life easier for them
Receiving the food donation on behalf of the Yobe state government, the Deputy Governor Idi Barde Gubana explained their administration has been working tirelessly to provide succor to victims of insurgency in the state.
He noted that the timely intervention by the federal government would complement their effort in providing humanitarian assistance.
Dr Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) represented by the agency’s Director of Personnel, Malam Hassan Bomai, listed the items received include 210 metric tons of maize, 60 metric tons of millet, 60 metric tons of sorghum and 30 metric tons of garri, and promised to distribute the items to the intended persons across the 17 LGAs of the state.