This week, the ENDS (Every Nigerian Do
Something) socio-philanthropic organisation donated clothes to the foster kids
IDP camp at Malakyriri in Borno state. The donations delivered by the
Zannah Muhammed and Ali Usman Garga team, has been part of a
years-long national #IDPClothesDrive that has, thanks to the generosity of
Nigerians, given warmth, inspiration and hope, with clothes, household items
and books donated by kind Nigerians and foreigners, to tens of thousands
of displaced persons.
But as this process continues, we and
several other visitors to the north east have been inundated by the pressing
lack of food and growing starvation. As the current economic state and
borderline famine plaguing the nation makes feeding difficult for
even the common man, one can simply imagine how the camped and returnee
displaced persons who have not farmed for years and have no earnings or savings
are coping. People are dying of hunger. Suffering is rampant. Malnutrition is
the order of the day in many camps. Several of the camps are not accessed by
government agencies and do not get the little help they offer when the help is
not looted. You need a pass and government escorts to visit several camps
outside the capital and these camps are seldom visited by NGOs.
Therefore ENDS is calling on all good
hearted and able Nigerians to come forth with whatever they can offer of food
and related items in our #National Food Drive For IDPs.
Please contact Baba Aliko
+234-80123085907; Mohammed Keana +234-8060029996 and other agents and agencies
listed on ENDS for donation support.
We thank you and God bless.
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