Commissioner, Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed is set to distribute
another set of food items, clothes, academic materials, agricultural
facilities and palliatives in 11 more states.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and
Publicity of the Commission, Sadiq Abdullateef, on Sunday. The
beneficiary states are; Kwara, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Taraba, Cross
Rivers, Sokoto, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Plateau states.
Speaking on behalf of the Honourable Federal Commissioner shortly before
the departure of the officials to the respective states, the head of
IDPs at the commission, Hajiya Fatima Mamman Daura said, in line with
its mandate of ensuring continuous welfare for Persons of Concern (POCs)
in the country, the commission is set for another disbursement of food
items, clothes and palliatives to 11 more states.
She further added that the commission is totally concern about the
plight of displaced persons in the country especially during this time
of rain and they will continue to provide the necessary facilities and
amenities for the POCs to ensure a safer and better living.
Also speaking, the head of refugees at the commission, Dahiru Bagiwa
added that, since his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator
Mohammed has embarked on an aspiring task of making life better for the
“With the President’s blessing and support as well as the guidance of
the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social
Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, the commission will build the
first NCFRMI Resettlement City Development Project in several states and
aim to relocate our countries 2.4 million displaced persons”, Bagiwa
“This does not mean the commission will stop its emergency and
protection based interventions afterwards. By definition of our mandate,
we will continue to support the POCs in providing care and maintenance
services as well as special interventions as the needs arise”, he