The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to residents of Nimbo community, in Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu State who were victims of recent attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
Many would recall that over 45 persons were reportedly killed, scores injured and hundreds displaced while properties were destroyed on Monday, April 25 early morning attack on Nimbo community, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, Southeast Nigeria by suspected Fulani Herdsmen.
On the presentation of the relief materials to the devastated community, Director- General of NEMA, Alhaji Mohammad Sani Sidi, who sympathized with the people, said the federal government shares in their grief and pains.
The NEMA chief, who was represented by the South East zonal coordinator of NEMA, Martin Ejike Udeinya, said the gesture was in line with the agency’s mandate of responding to disaster affected communities in the country.
He said, “We are here today to present relief materials to Nimbo community after carrying out a comprehensive assessment of the damage done to the area recently. These items are to cushion the effect of the damage in the community”.
He disclosed that a five man committee made up of NEMA, Red Cross, NSCDC, ESEMA, and the police have been set up to ensure judicious and transparent distribution of the items to the real victims.