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23 Sep 2016

IN BENUE: Ukum LGA IDPs Applaud Ortom SEMA donates relief materials

By: Doris Mnguzamber Yuwa
The Executive Secretary Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Hon. Boniface Ortese distributed relief materials such as Rice, Treated Mosquito Nets, Blankets, Mats, Clothings, Garri, Rubber Buckets, Water Maker and liquid cash to the people of the Afia community whom were displaced by the suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ukum LGA in order to relief their suffering.
In his presentation, he disclosed to the people that, items brought were from the efforts of the Benue state government. Also assuring them that, though National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is yet to visit them but they will surely do.
Hon. Ornee Richard (Ag. President General of Ukum Development Association) welcomed the SEMA team on behalf of the community and also thanked Governor Samuel Ortom for having them at heart in their time of need.
Further speaking at the occasion, the camp manager Mr. Mathias Anema appreciated the Agency for putting smiles on the faces of the displaced persons and also urged the agency and the state in general to fashion out ways that would bring lasting solutions between the farmers and the Fulani herdsmen.
Moreso, about ten of the women who gave birth within the duration of their stay in the camp expressed gratitutes to the team and state government for the items and cash given to them and also thanked them for not diverting the resources meant for them to other means.

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