National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA presented relief materials to Kano State government for distribution to flood victims in four local governments areasof the state.
The Director-General NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed-Habib, who made the disclosure while presenting the relief materials in Kano, said that the Kantin Kwari Market would also benefit from the donation.
The benefitting Local government areass are Kiru, Albasu, Ajingi and Dawakin Kudu.
According to Ahmed-Habib, the items distributed included 4,200 10 kilograms bags of rice, 4,200 bags of beans, 4,200 bags of maize, 700 kegs of 20 litres of vegetable oil, 350 cartons of seasoning cube and 100 cartons of tomato paste.
Other items were 2,100 bags of cement, 1,600 bundles of roofing sheets, 300 bags of 25 kilograms, 3 inch roofing nails, 600 packets of zinc nails, 800 pieces of ceiling boards, 1,000 pieces of mosquito nets, 1,000 pieces of guinea brocade and 1,000 pieces of wax prints.
On his part the Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje praised NEMA for providing the state with the relief materials, adding that they would go a long way to better the victims sufferings.