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NEMA offers support to rescued Borno women

30 April 2015, 20:31

Abuja - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has indicated its willingness to deliver relief material to women recently rescued by from the Sambisa Forest.

Also read: Army says more women rescued from Sambisa Forest

NEMA Information Officer of the Northeast office in Maiduguri, Borno State, AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said contact had already been established with the military to deliver immediate relief supports to the women.

Ibrahim revealed that the Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi, during a visit to the headquarters of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, disclosed that the agency had also commenced a special needs assessment of the internal displaced persons rescued from previously occupied communities in the state.

Ibrahim said the DG disclosed that the agency had pre-positioned some relief supports for immediate distribution to the rescued girls and women.

The relief items consist of food and sanitary items.

Nigerian Army 7 Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Hamisu Hassan, appreciated the prompt response of NEMA and assured necessary cooperation towards the supports of the girls and women.

On Tuesday, the military rescued 200 girls and 93 women from the terrorist's hideout of Sambisa.

- CAJ News


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