=== (AGENDAWAYCHDOG) === The Kwara State Government has received relief materials such as sewing machines, tricycles, motorcycles and other items from the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), for distribution to small and medium scale entrepreneurs.
The items were presented to the state government by NIMASA Director-General, Dr Bashir Jamo, who was represented by the agency’s deputy coordinator, Abuja office, Hajia Moji Jimoh, in Ilorin, the state capital. Jamo said that the materials are intervention packages for the IDPs in the state.
Items distributed to the beneficiaries include bags of 50 and 25 kilos of rice, 20 cartons of Spaghetti (500 gramme), 80 tubers of yam, 30 bags of garri (100 kilos) and 30 gallons (5 litres) of vegetable oil and 10 jerry-cans (25 litres) of vegetable oil,granulated sugar, Titus Sardines, 20 bags of salt, 10 jerry-cans of 10 liters of palm oil, 20 cartons of indomie noodles and Super pack as well as 20 packs of magi cubes, among others.
The agency also distributed food items and other accessories to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the state. Responding, Kwara State governor, AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq, made a case for the (IDPs) in the country, saying no amount of assistance would be enough to ameliorate their suffering as a result of dislocation and emotional stress.