By Mohammad Ibrahim
KADUNA (Nigeria) – Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated food items to four orphanage homes in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria.
Organisations that benefitted from the gesture include Jamiyar Matan Arewa; Al-lhsan Charity; Shelter in Christ; and Adonai Orphanage homes.
NEMA’s North West Zonal Coordinator, Musa Ilallah said the gesture was to encourage the orphanages to cater for more less privileged in the society and to offer the inmates a sense of belonging.
“May I on behalf of the agency present these items to you for the benefit of the children and inmates of these orphanage homes.
” We believe that we have a responsibility as an agency to provide support in whichever way we can,” he said.
Ilallah urged Managers of the Homes to make judicious use of the items donated.
In a remark, Matron of Jam’iyar Matan Arewa, Maryam Tahir, commended NEMA for the gesture and urged the agency to sustain the tempo.
She described the gesture as a clear indication of NEMA’s interest to the plight of orphans and other inmates in the homes.
The items donated include rice, sugar, cooking oil, noodles, canned tomatoes, cloths, detergent, soap, cups, plates, spoons, blankets, buckets, mattresses and diapers, among others.