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Customs hands over seized items to IDPs for the 3rd time in Yola
In keeping with Presidential directive, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) weekend handed over seized items, including food, clothes and toiletries, as relief materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Adamawa state.
Taking the deliveries, the chairman of National Logistics Committee on Internally Displaced Persons, Abdulkadir Azarema, said the donation was the third so far to the state.
He said “Today, the National Logistics Committee on Distribution of Relief Items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is handing over items that we strongly believe will boost the ongoing efforts to resettle IDPs in their ancestral homes”.
While lauding the state government for transporting the items from the Custom’s warehouses across the country, tasked those involved in distributing the assistance to ensure transparency.
He said “We also commend the efforts of Local Organizing Committee for collaborating with National Committee and the State Government to ensure smooth distribution of the relief materials.”
Welcoming the consignments, Deputy Governor of the state, Martins Babale, who is also the chairman of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, lauded the gesture which he said would go a long way in assisting the IDPs.