From Femi Oyelola, kaduna
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kaduna Sector Command, yesterday distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Mararaban Kajuru IDP Camp, Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Speaking during the distribution the sector’s Public Enlightenment Officer, Grace Peter, said that the gesture was to ease the pains of the people, displaced by incessant attacks by gunmen in the area.
The attacks, which displaced no fewer than 10,000 people, took place between February and May, 2019.
Peter said that the relief materials included food items, drinks, clothing, toiletries and detergents, adding that the gesture was taking place in all IDP camps across the country.
Peter, who sympathised with the victims, urged them to have a forgiven heart and look at the bright side of life.
She called on the IDPs and the people of the area to intensify prayers to God to intervene and restore lasting peace in the area.
The officer also sensitised the IDPs to safety tips on crossing the road to avoid being hit by vehicles.
Also speaking, the Public Education and Enlightenment Officer, Special Marshall Asiabozo Patrick, sympathised with the IDPs and prayed God to restore what they had lost.
Responding, the Chairman of the Adara Development Association, Kajuru LGA, Mr Umar Tanko, thanked FRSC for the support.
Tanko, who was represented by the association’s Financial Secretary, Mr Samuel Yarba, equally commended the corps for the safety tips.