NEDC, ASHUAK foundation distribute relief materials to 600 Yobe vulnerable
North-East Development Commission in collaboration (NEDC) with ASHUAK Foundation distributed food and non food items to vulnerable people on Saturday in Damaturu.
Dr. Ali Ibrahim Abbas, the Coordinator and State Focal Person of NEDC said the items where donated on the directive of Yobe Gov. Mai Mala Buni.
He said the items would be distributed to 600 targeted beneficiaries through ASHUAK Foundation.
It was reported that ASHUAK Foundation was founded by the Emir Damaturu to assist vulnerable and needies in the community.
Abbas said the items were 300 bags of rice, 300 cartons of macaroni each, 300 cartons of vegetable oil, 30 cartons of tomato paste.
Other items according to him were 50 bags of 50kg sugar, 600 pieces of mats and blankets each, 500 pieces of wrapper and 600 pieces of children’s wear.
In his remarks, Alhaji Hashim El-Kanemi II, the Emir of Damaturu commended the magnanimity of NEDC and Yobe Governor for the gesture.
El-Kanemi who was also the founder of ASHUAK Foundation added that the gesture had impacted on the lives of many people not only Damaturu Emirates but the entire state.
He called on the people of the State to continue to pray peace and bumper harvest for the state and the country at large.