Kogi Humanitarian Commissioner, Ex. Sec. SEMA visit IDP Camp in Omala, Distribute Relief Materials

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The Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Hajia Rabi’atu Okute alongside the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Hon Muktar Atima visited the IDP camp in Abejukolo to fulfill the governor’s promises made during his first visit.

The visit aimed to assess the camp’s conditions, address the concerns of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Omala local government area and to deliver essential relief materials and foods.

Upon arrival, the team was greeted by the IDPs, who shared their stories of resilience and struggle. The Commissioner and Executive Secretary listened attentively, offering words of encouragement and support. They then proceeded to distribute food items and other supplies, ensuring that the most vulnerable individuals received priority attention.

During the visit, the team also inspected the camp’s facilities, including the water and sanitation systems, healthcare services.

They team further engaged with the camp management and stakeholders, discussing ways to enhance the overall living conditions and well-being of the IDPs.

The Commissioner reiterated the governor’s commitment to supporting the good people of Omala and the affected people in the IDPs and ensuring their safe return to their communities.

The Executive Secretary emphasized the importance of collaboration between government agencies, NGOs, and local authorities to address the humanitarian needs of the displaced population.

The Caretaker Chairman of Omala local government, Hon. Edigbo Ameh Mark extended his appreciation to the delegation, assured that Gov. Ododo is resolved to attending to their problems.

The visit was concluded with a promise to continue to provide support, work towards sustainable solutions for the IDPs.
The Commissioner and Executive Secretary departed with a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by the IDPs and a renewed commitment to addressing them, ensuring that the governor’s promises become a reality.

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