Food items provided by NEMA for distribution to IDPs in Borno state.

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has begun routine food distribution to over 35,000 Internally Displaced Persons in Borno state.

The benefitting IDPs are those residing in  camps, host communities and liberated areas.

In a statement by the Principal Information Officer NEMA, North East, Borno State, Abdulkadir Ibrahim says the Agency as part of its responsibility has been providing food items to victims of insurgency.

According to the statement, NEMA North East Zonal Coordinator Wagami Lydia is leading the food distribution team.

It adds that the food items approved by the Director-General NEMA Alhaji Mustapha Habib are part of the federal government’s efforts to support the Borno state government In easing the hardship of IDPs by the insurgency.

It says that each household will get a ration consisting of food items which include beans, rice, maize and condiments comprising seasoning, salt, tomato paste and cooking oil.

PR/Dauda, Borno