Published on Sep 11, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, today, Monday, distribute various food items to the victims of flood in Benue State.
The items distributed, include bags of rice, garri, tomato puree, food seasoning, nutritional packs for children and other essential commodities.
The representative of the Presudent’s wife, Hajiya Mairo Almakura, who is wife of governor Tanko Umar Almakura of Nasarawa state, distributed the items to about 5000 displaced persons, mostly women and children who are taking refuge at the Makurdi Ultra-modern market.
Aisha Buhari appealed to Nigerians to support the victims as a way of complementing government effort at providing succor to them.
The items were received on behalf of the Benue state government by the Deputy Governor of the state, Engr. Benson Abounu.
He described the humanitarian gesture of Aisha Buhari as worthy of emulation, adding that the items would raise the hope to the hopeless even as he assured her of fair distribution and effective utilization of the items.
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