The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Environment donated relief materials for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) through the Victims Support Fund (VSF) at the VSF Head Office in Abuja on Thursday, October 12th 2017.
VSF has the mandate of administering effective and appropriate support to victims of terrorism nationally and is poised to facilitate the restoration of livelihood for vulnerable persons and conflict affected communities in the North East. The areas of intervention include: Women Economic Empowerment, Foster Care, Education, Hospital Support, Agricultural Intervention, Reconstruction, Biometric Data Capture and Peacebuilding
The Director General NBMA Dr. Rufus Ebegba in his remarks said the donations were from staff of the Agency who felt moved to donate bags of rice, vegetable oil, spaghetti, indomie, biscuits, soap, detergent and toilet tissue.
The Executive Director VSF Professor Sunday Ochoche while giving a brief on VSF appreciated the kindness to people in distress in this time of insurgency and promised to ensure that the items donated will reach the IDPs in need.
This effort by the National Biosafety Management Agency is a welcome partnership in alleviating the plight of the IDPs around the country.
Victims Support Fund; Rebuilding Lives, Restoring Hope…
12th October 2017