From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse
The staff of Kano Electricity Distribution Company has disbursed N1.7 million relief materials to Internally Displace Persons in Jigawa state.
Speaking during the disbursement at Kiyawa local government yesterday, the Managing Director KEDCO Alhaji Jamil Isyaku Gwamna who was represented by the head of Corporate Communications Alhaji Sani Bala Sani said, the move was made to sympathize with their brothers and sisters whom were displaced from their houses and towns as a result of insurgece activities.
His words; “We are in Jigawa state today at this IDP’s camp Kiyawa as part of our social responsibilities, to sympathise with our brothers and sisters whom suffered from the disaster of insurgent activities that resulted to loss of thousands of lives and displaced of thousands in North-east part of this country”.
He explained that, the KEDCO staffs from three zone feel concern to contribute these materials and distribute to the victims as relief from difficult situation they found themselves.
According to him, the materials include twenty bags of rice, twenty catoons of supergette, twenty catoons of indomie, thirty satchets of soaps, satchets of maggi oil, mosquito nets and six bags cloths.
The MD who complained on low payment of electricity due from the people, urged traditional rulers and general public to support the company’s effort to provide twenty hours electrictricity in the state.
While making his remarks, the Chairman Kiyawa local government council Alhaji Isyaku Adamu commended the staffs of KEDCO for the effort, urging the other companies to emulate from the KEDCO for a better development of the country.