Japanese government has donated relief materials worth N104 million to flood victims in Nigeria. Japan presented the donation through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Presenting the material to NEMA Director General Muhammad Sani-Sidi in Abuja, JICA's Chief Representative in Nigeria, Mr Tetsuo Seki, said the donation was in response to a request by the Nigerian government for assistance for victims of the floods. Sani-Sidi promised that the materials would be distributed directly to the flood victims in a transparent manner. The items included 50 water purifiers, 200 tents and 7,000 blankets worth approximately 52 million Japanese yen (N104 million), Tetsuo said.