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The President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has contributed a substantial donation of commodities, totaling 2,706 metric tons, to the Kano State government for dissemination among the vulnerable individuals.

The president conveyed the goods, which include maize, millet, sorghum and garri, through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Representing the federal government, the Director General of NEMA, Zubaida Umar, delivered the commodities, emphasising that this act aligns with the president’s commitment to mitigating the repercussions of the current economic downturn.

Within this allocation, Kano State has been apportioned 969 metric tons of maize, 1,320 metric tons of sorghum and 417 metric tons of millet, to be distributed equitably across all local government areas.

A fraction of the food provisions, equivalent to 20 per cent, is earmarked for religious institutions, whereas three per cent will be allocated to boarding schools.

Umar also issued a caution regarding an impending flood in 2024, referencing the Seasonal Climate Prediction and Annual Flood Outlook.

Upon receiving the consignment, Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf pledged adherence to the directives of the federal government in distributing the items.

Governor Yusuf issued a stern warning to any individual intending to deviate or engage in nefarious activities during the distribution process.

While expressing gratitude for the generosity of the president, he appealed for continued support for the people of Kano State.