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Presidency Declared National Disaster In Four Nigeria States (Kogi, Niger, Anambra, & Delta)

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Today, the director general of NEMA conveyed a message to Nigerians on behalf of President Buhari. He said:

On behalf of the President & Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, I Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, Director-General of National emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Nigeria, hereby declare National Disaster in the following States: Kogi, Niger, Anambra, Delta.

The Federal Government is closely monitoring the situation along the banks of the Rivers Benue and Niger. I have authorized NEMA to declare a “national disaster” if necessary. The military Disaster Response Units will be activated, for search and rescue missions.

President Buhari said he has approved 3 billion Naira for the procurement of medical and relief materials to meet the needs of victims of the flooding. NEMA is also providing me with regular updates on the situation.



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