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NEMA expands to boost disaster management

05 June 2014, 12:30

Abuja - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has opened two additional operations offices in Sokoto and Ado Ekiti to strengthen disaster management in the country.

According to a statement signed by Manzo Ezekiel, Senior Information Officer of the Agency, the new Sokoto operation office is created from the North West Zone Kaduna and will cover Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States.

The Ado Ekiti operation office is created from the South West Zone Lagos to cover Ekiti, Ondo and Osun States.

He said this brings to a total of five operation offices including those located in Abuja, Gombe and Minna and six zonal offices which are in Kaduna, Maiduguri, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Jos and Enugu respectively.

Meanwhile, three directors of the agency were re-deployed across various departments.

- CAJ News


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