The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Thursday distributed relief items to no fewer than 5, 576 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Wasa Camp in Federal Capital Territory.
The Minister Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq said the gesture was in continuation of the celebration of World Humanitarian Day and commemoration of the one year anniversary of creation of the Ministry.
“I came here to say hello and see how you are doing.
“We came here with 80 bags of 50kg rice, 15 bags of 100kg beans, 25 gallons of 25 liters of vegetable oil, 500 bundles of duvet, five bags of sugar, 22 cartoons of milk and 100 pieces of 6 yards.”
The IDPs Women Leader, Mrs Hamman Amusatu Applaud the Minister for the donation while soliciting for a medical facility to the IDP Community that they have lost 30 women during child birth delay delivery due to lack of medical facility.
She urged the Minister to intervene and pay attention to the plights of the IDPs Women, adding that even some of the youth among them are graduates she can also help to provide jobs to them.