VSF, Niger Govt Distribute Food Items To 3,000 Victims Of Terrorism


By Rita Iliya

The Victims Support Fund (VSF), in collaboration with the Niger Government has launched the distribution of food items to 3,000 victims of terrorism in the state.

Gov. Umaru Bago, while speaking at the inauguration of the VSF 2023 Improving Livelihood and Empowering Communities in Minna on Friday,  said the partnership was to support the weak and victims of terrorism and other forms of vices.

Bago, represented by his deputy, Mr Yakubu Garba, said victims of terrorism were faced with various challenges ranging from poor hygiene to lack of access to education and economic downturn.

“The predicaments are alarming and all hands must be on deck to reverse the ugly trend,” he said.

He reiterated the state government’s commitment to ensuring that lasting peace and security was restored to the various communities.

The governor also called on VSF to expand its scope to reach out to victims of flood and other public health issues with a view to reaching a wilder…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria