Barely few days to the general elections, the Bauchi State Government has commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of windstorm In some parts of Bauchi metropolis at the beginning of the last year rainy season.
Distributing the items on Wednesday, the chairman of the committee and Commissioner of Religious Affairs and Community Relations, Ado Sarkin said that already,the exercise started at Danke ward in Bauchi local government where the committee in charge of the distribution had earlier met with district, village and ward heads to intimate them on the modalities of the distribution.
According to him, some sub-committees were constituted at ward levels to ensure an even and successful distribution of the relief materials.Items distributed included building materials, food stuff, clothing, household utensils among others.
Ado said , “These relief materials are for the victims of the windstorm disaster that wreaked havoc in some parts of the state metropolis during last rainy season.The sub-committees at ward levels were constituted earlier before now to ensure that no victim of the windstorm is left out in the distribution”
“We will also ensure that the distribution is transparent and nobody will tamper with any of the items.The distribution should have come earlier than now, but we had to put all the modalities in place to ensure the success of the exercise”