In a bid to alleviate the sufferings of the economic challenges, about one hundred households on Sunday, October 15 benefitted from the Federal government food items for internally displaced persons in Kwara State.
The food items include Rice, Garri, Semo, spaghetti, vegetable oil and salt.
At the flag off ceremony held at the Federal Secretariat Ilorin, the Federal Commissioner National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons Tijani Aliyu Ahmed said the federal government is concerned about the plights of the internally displaced persons and spare no effort to assuage their sufferings.
Represented by the Deputy Director Communications and Strategy of the commission Tunde Oyasanya, the Federal Commissioner, urged the beneficiaries not to sell the items to serve the intended purpose.
On his part, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq who was represented by the Commissioner for Special Duties John Bello described IDPs issue as a challenge to governments at all levels, saying the administration is committed to alleviating challenges facing the internally displaced persons and other vulnerable members of the society.