Zamfara State Governor, Dr Bello Mohammed has sought for federal government special intervention to resettle the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to make them comfortable.
A statement by the Director General, Press Affairs, Government House, Gusau, Alhaji Yusuf Idris Gusau said the governor made the request during a meeting with the Director General (DG), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Engr. Mustapha Maihaja at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The governor said the special intervention from the federal government to the IDPs will sustain the current peace and make lives more comfortable for them.
“The special intervention from the federal government to resettle the displaced communities can be in form of provision of agricultural inputs, food items, medicament, shelters and animals feeds which Zamfara State Government alone cannot shoulder”, he said.
Governor Mohammed also requested for assistance from the federal government to resettle repentant bandits who surrenders weapons and embrace peace in the state.
Responding, Maihaja assured the governor of the Agency’s readiness to provide Special intervention to the state in order to alleviate the sufferings of the affected IDPs and other victims.
He added recently, the agency delivered 50 trucks of fertilizer, 2,112 sacks of 20 kg Maize, 2,312 bags of 5kg Millet, 2,832 bags of 5kg Guinea Corn, 3,072 goats and large number of herbicide and Seedlings which are to be distributed in the disaster affected communities in the state.