The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North East Office has join other organisations in marking this year’s World Humanitarian Day in Maiduguri.
A statement by the Principal Information Officer of NEMA North East Zonal Office, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, made available to newsmen, said CCCM sector donated 500 seedlings for planting to mark the day.
“As part of activities to mark the 2021 world humanitarian day the CCCM sector donated 500 seedlings to the Borno state Government through the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA.
“The seedlings were presented by the Zonal Coordinator NEMA North East to Dr Mairo Mandara, Special Adviser and Coordinator Sustainable Development, Partnerships and Humanitarian Support to the Executive Governor of Borno State”, Ibrahim said.
He explained that the Zonal Coordinator of NEMA represented the Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed Habib in marking the day scheduufor August 19 every year.
Ibrahim explained that this year’s theme”THE IMMEDIATE HUMAN COST OF THE CLIMATE CRISIS” aimed to propagate the need for meaningful climate action for the world’s most vulnerable people against climate change.
He noted that the 500 seedlings presented consist of
Mango, cashew and orange.
The beneficiaries of the gesture appreciated the efforts and promised to ensure that the trees are nurtured to maturity.
Highlight of the occasion is the planting of the seedlings representativeves of NEMA, BOSEMA, UNHCR and IOM CCCM in various camps of Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) and Orphanage Learning Centre run by North East Children’s Trust (NECT) in Maiduguri.