Humanitarian group donates to Displaced Persons

Qasim Akinreti, Lagos

Relief materials worth over N2 million have been donated to the Internally Displaced Persons IDPs by Humanity First Canada in collaboration with its Nigerian counterpart.

The International Project Director, Humanity First Canada, Dr Hassan Naeem while handing over the relief items to the victims of Boko Haram called for peaceful co-existence and tolerance among groups to curb crisis in different parts of the world.

He assured that the international human relief organisation would come back to Nigeria to assist victims of boko haram and continue its relief programmes in the areas of drilling boreholes projects, orphanage homes and humanitarian projects.

The items include 120 bags of rice, cartoons of groundnut oil, packs of powdered milk, indomie noodles, bags of semovita, clothes, shoes and cooking utensils were delivered at the IDP camps for Gwoza and Bama communities and 11 other groups from Borno State located at Area 1 Durunmi, Abuja.

Chairman Humanity First Nigeria, Dr Yakeen Habeeb thanked his Canadian counterpart for the support he has shown over the years in humanitarian services across Nigeria.

Notably were flood relief efforts in Lokoja Kogi, borehole project at Ido-lehin in Ogun State, Free medical camps at Ogbonna in Edo and Lagos States.

Representatives of the Internally Displaced Persons expressed appreciation to the Humanity First Canada and its Nigerian counterparts for the relief materials provided to over 5,000 people at the IDP camp, made up of 11 groups.