7,972 of 25kg bags of rice and beans with condiments were on Tuesday distributed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno state, by The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and King Salman Relief Foundation (KSRF).
The ceremony which was launched at the Zonal Head Office of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Maiduguri, by the Deputy Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Mr Ebraheem Alghamedi in which he said, the gesture is to cover three states of Borno, Yobe and Zamfara Internally Displaced Persons.
“We are here to flag off the distribution of 3972 bags of 25kg rice, 3972 bags of 25kg beans and 3972 cartons of Maggi, vegetable oil among other condiments.
“The gesture is to cover three states of Borno, Yobe and Zamfara respectively.
“This cordial relationship that exists between Saudi Arabia and the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a good omen, as Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is interested in enhancing these relationships to offer aid, especially in Borno and other crisis-prone communities without any discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnicity”. He said.