The Nigeria Maritime Administrative and Safety Agency,NIMASA has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Anambra government for distribution to communities affected by the 2018 flood in the state.

The Director-General of the agency, Dagogo Peterside, presented the materials to the State Emergency Management Agency at Agu-Awka on Friday.

The relief items included bags of rice, garri, maize, noodles, disinfectants, soap, diapers, grinders and sewing machines.

Peterside, who was represented by the Auditor-General of the agency, Victor Onuzulike, expressed the need for the Anambra government to ensure proper distribution of the items to the affected persons.

The Executive Secretary of SEMA, Paul Odenigbo who received the materials, thanked NIMASA for showing genuine concern about the plight of the flood victims in the state.

Odenigbo also thanked other organisations, including the Red Cross and National Emergency Management Agency, for making similar donations to the victims in the past.