Ertharin Cousin Executive Director, World Food Program and Yaya Olaiton Nigerian Ambassador to Rome and other officials visited Maiduguri Borno state to launch a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program sponsored by the United Nations World Food Program UNWFP in collaboration with NEMA targeting 45,000 households among the 1.2 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) residing in host communities across the metropolis.
Before flagging off the exercise and interacting with beneficiaries at Chezkon IDP host community, the team was led on a courtesy call to the Deputy Governor of Borno state Alhaji Usman Durkwa by the zonal coordinator NEMA North East Alh Mohammed Kanar.
The team which visited Maiduguri also included officials from NEMA Headquarters, Dr Kayode Fagbemi Deputy Director Planning, Research/Forecasting and TPL Akande Isiaka Iyiola Deputy Director Disaster Risk Reduction. WFP has been a major partner of NEMA especially in providing tecnical support to the Agency in managing Disaster across the country.
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NEMA North East