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Flood : 500 women victims in Jigawa receives support from Malala funds



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From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse


No fewer then 500 house-led women who are victims of flood disaster received relief support from Malala fund in Jigawa state.

The support which was distributed through IT consult aimed at reducing the pain caused by the flood disaster across the state.

Speaking to journalists shortly after flagging-off the distribution held at Ringim local government Secretariat, the Chief Director IT consult comrade Mubarak Yusuf said, the beneficiaries came from three local government of Auyo, Taura and Ringim local government areas.

“As part of MALALA Fund’s effort to support out of schools girls and flood victims, the cash of twenty thousands naira and non food items was distributed to 200 women in Auyo, 150 women from Taura and 150 respectively from Ringim local government”, he said.

He said, the non food items comprised matrass, bocket, pads, shoes, cleaning items, bed sheet, touch light among other emergency items.

Comrade Yusuf, then urged the beneficiaries to make proper use of the items and report anybody who request any kobo before choosing them among the beneficiary.

The Director also called on both government and Jigawa people to imbibe habits of flood prevention measures to avoid such occurrence in the future.

While making his remarks on behalf of Ringim people, the youth leader Malam Mustapha Patoma, commended Malala Fund and urged other philanthropists to emulate from Malala.

Also speaking on behalf of women-Ied household’s victims, the representative of Small Women Farmers Association of Nigeria ((SWOFAN) Hajiya Halima Abdullahi, mycommended MALALA Fund for the assistance and urged the beneficiaries to use the support appropriately.

Some of the beneficiaries Ladi Uzairu lauded Malala fund and promised to use the items for purpose given to them.

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