Aisha Buhari Sends Relief To Flood Victims

Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

The rampant flooding across thecountry has attracted the attention of Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, First Lady,Federal Republic of Nigeria, as she directed officials of her Future AssuredProgramme to provide humanitarian relief to victims across the country. Thefirst team has visited two communities, Kwaikwayu and Kafin Babushe inRingim local government area of Jigawa state, which have been badly hit; onMonday 15th September, 2020.

At both communities, most of thehomes have been washed away, rendering hundreds of the occupants homeless andforcing them to relocate to a block of five classrooms in the village primaryschool.

Head of the delegation, Mr. Hadi Uba,Special Assistant to the President on Administration (Office of the FirstLady), who spoke on behalf of the First Lady during delivery of the items,expressed concern over the frequent flooding in different parts of the country,noting the economic and emotional trauma associated with flooding which leadsto loss of loved ones, property and farmland.

He reiterated Mrs. Buhari’s call onrelevant government agencies, well-to-do and well-meaning Nigerians to continueto support the victims and ameliorate their suffering, wherever they may be.

The items distributed to thevictims include large quantity of Food items, toiletries, blankets andclothing.

Aisha Buhari through her FutureAssured Program is at the frontline of both human and natural disasters acrossthe country drawing attention to the plight of victims and providing relief tothem.


Aliyu Abdullahi
Special Assistant to the President onMedia & Publicity
(Office of the First Lady)