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Banditry: Zamfara govt distributes foods, clothes to IDPs

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Zamfara State Government through state Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has today (Sunday) distributed food items and clothes to the teeming Internally Displaced Persons in the state.

The IDPs who hailed from sixteen communities of Anka, Bakura, Birnin Magaji, Gusau, Tsafe and Zurmi local government areas in Gusau, the state capital of Zamfara state have benefited the gesture aimed to cushion their hardship.

The IDPs whose villages were attacked by bandits and taking refuge in Saminaka area of Gusau, received food items and clothes provided by the Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development which coordinates Social Protection Programmes, emergency response, humanitarian services among others.

Presenting the items to the IDPs who were mostly women and children, the Commissioner of the ministry, Hon. Fa’ika Ahmad, assures the IDPs of the State Government’s continuous commitments towards assisting them with not only food and other items but also with the sustainable supports for their well-being.

Honorable Fa’ika further explains Governor Bello Matawalle’s plan to bring numerous policies and programmes for the laudable development of orphans and vulnerable households across the state through the ministry and its stakeholders.

The IDPs during the distribution exercise lauded Zamfara State government under the leadership of Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle and the Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development for various interventions provided for them.

In his remarks, the Village Head Of Saminaka, Lukman Garba, expressed appreciation to Zamfara State Government for the gesture and pledged unflinching support for the continued commitments to finding lasting solutions for peace in the state.

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