Yobe SEMA flags off Distribution of Palliatives to IDPs returnee Communities, targeting over 5000 Households in Goniri town,Gujba LGA.

Yobe SEMA flags off Distribution of Palliatives to IDPs returnee Communities, targeting over 5000 Households in Goniri town,Gujba LGA.

Yesterday the 25th of October 2023 as directed by His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, Yobe SEMA flags off special Palliatives Project targeting 5 IDPs returnee Communities in Gujab LGA.

Over 15,000 HH will benefit in this project aimed at building resilience of the returnee by ensuring food security gaps amongst them is reduced. Alot of success has recorded over the years since the return of IDPs following relative peace in their communities of origin with over 77,000 IDPs returning over the years.

During His Excellency last visit to Mallumdunari Community for assessmentand and step towards durable solution for displacement, Governor Mai Mala Buni directed SEMA to ensure IDP returnees are prioritise during Palliatives Distribution as majority of them are yet to stabilise in thier ancestral homes and worse is limitation to access to farms and lean period worsen by insect infestation and subsidy removal.

75% of the beneficiaries for the Food Basket in Goniri today are women Headed Households as described by the Executive Secretary of SEMA.

Distribution will continue to reach more communities and concurrently with other LGAs to cushion the subsidy removal associated challenges.

The Excercise was peaceful as alll beneficiaries cued and recieved their food basket.

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