Around 23,000 households in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State have been provided with food palliatives, aligning with President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to enhancing food security nationwide.
While distributing the food and non-food items to the beneficiaries, Governor Babagana Zulum said: “Distribution of palliatives is one of the agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“He (Tinubu) has declared an emergency on food security, and in line with this objective, Borno State Government is distributing food items to communities.
“We have provided food and non-food items to over 20,000 men and women (today),” Zulum said.
According to the government, the food distribution on Monday in Baga was conducted across different areas, reaching a total of 23,000 households. Specifically, 13,000 households in Baga town itself, 3,500 households in the nearby town of Cross Kauwa, and 6,500 households in the community of Doro Baga received the distribution.
Each of these households received bags of rice, spaghetti, and maize grain. Additionally, women in each household were also provided with a wrapper.