The first Lady of Nigeria, the Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, donated building materials to support the resettlement and rehabilitation of victims of insurgency in Yobe State.
Mrs. Buhari, who was represented by Hajiya Yabawa Kolo, delivered the materials which are to assist the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in reconstructing their shelters destroyed insurgency.
Some of the items include 300 bundles of roofing sheets; 2,000 ceiling sheets; 8,700 pieces of wood; 600 facing board; 100 bundles of batting and nails. The Deputy Governor Yobe State, Aliyu, who is also the Chairman, state Committee on Resettlement and Rehabilitation of IDPs, received the items and commended Mrs. Buhari for her continued support to IDPs and vulnerable persons in the state. The deputy Governor commended the first Lady and here is what he said…
“She had on several occasions identified with the victims of insurgency in Yobe providing food and non-food items to them. On behalf of the resettlement committee, I want to assure her of delivering the materials to the targeted beneficiaries. We have as a matter of deliberate policy been conveying all assistance to IDPs in their communities to ensure that only genuine victims benefit from such gestures.”