BY OLUFISOYE ADENITAN

 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims of communal clash between farmers of Supare Akoko and Oka Akoko in Akoko South-East of Ondo State.

The communal clash occurred between both communities in Nov, 2021.

Some of the items distributed included Rice, beans, roofing sheets, bags of cement, cooking oil, tin tomatoes, nails and cassava flour popularly called “Gaari”

The Head of Operations Office of NEMA in charge of Ekiti, Osun and Ondo states, Mr Kadiri Olarewaju said the palliative was to give succour to the victims and help them start a new life.

Also the Secretary, Ondo State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Femi Obideyi said the immediate and remote causes of the disaster had been addressed by the state government and the two communities had embraced peace.

Mr Obideyi who noted that the people of the state were known to be peace- loving, urged residents to always prevent man-made disasters to allow government focus on its development programmes.

One of the beneficiaries, Pa Ibrahimoh Adamu, appreciated the gesture of the goverment at all levels for the support shown towards the victims.

Also speaking, another beneficiary, Mr Jaime Benson thanked the state and the Federal Government for the kind gesture and prayed for renewed strength to lead the nation.

 

 

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