March 23, 2023

Flood victims: you are on our mind at this critical period – Mrs Buhari

…. Sent relief materials to victims of flood in Kebbi State




In continuation of the distribution of palliatives to communities affected by the recent flood disaster across the country, First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari dispatched a team consisting of her Aides and officials of Future Assured sent relief materials to Kebbi State.

Even as she also commiserated with the victims, especially as Kebbi State is flood prone state because of the presence of three major rivers.

The recent flooding, however, affected communities in all the 21 Local Government Areas. Some of the communities visited by the team included Kalgo, Bagudo, Zagga, Jega, Makera (Birnin Kudu), and Argungu.

The First Lady who was represented in the event which took place at Jega town in Jega local government area by Aliyu Abdullahi, Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the First lady) sympathised with the people over the losses they incurred during the disaster which deprived the affected communities their shelters, farmlands and properties.

The First Lady prayed to God to compensate for the losses they incurred. “As a mother, I am particularly concerned with the plight of women and children during such disasters”, said Mrs. Buhari.

Mrs Buhari assured all the affected communities that they are on the mind of the First Lady at this trying time.

The relief materials were part of Mrs. Buhari  Future Assured Program.

The  large quantities of relief materials were distributed amongst the affected communities in order to assuage the impact of the losses the communities incurred.

This includes food items such as Rice, Vegetable Oil and other edibles, clothing materials, toiletries and blankets.

Chairman of Jega Local Government, who witnessed the distribution along with traditional rulers, Alhaji  Adamu Isyaku Kimba spoke at the occasion, expressing the appreciation of the people of Jega over the kind gesture of the First Lady, saying she has lived up to her title as the mother of the nation. He said the people of Jega would remain grateful for her kind gesture.

In the same vein, His Excellency, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Executive Governor of Kebbi State also extended his gratitude and appreciation to Mrs. Buhari and her Future Assured Program for always being there for the people of Kebbi State.

Aliyu Abdullahi

Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity

(Office of the First Lady)

September 19, 2020