NGO donates relief materials to communities affected by ethnic crisis in Gombe.
By Ibrahim Hina
A non-governmental organization known as Nigeria African Project (SNAP), has donated foods and household items to over 1,000 people in Nyuwar and Gesu communities, in Balanga local government area of Gombe state who were affected by ethnic crises.
The gesture was part of measures to provide succor to the communities affected by ethnic crises in the region.
While presenting the items to the affected communities, the Managing Director and founder of snap care foundation Mr. Jazeel Jameel Ibrahim, said the gesture was out of his desire to improve their living conditions and put smiles on their faces.
According to Mr. Jazeel Ibrahim, the foundation is working day and night to help the community, in their mandate for humanitarian service especially the underprivileged, to improve their quality of life and ease their sufferings.
Speaking shortly after receiving the materials, the chairman of Nyuwar Development Association, Mr. Galius Zulum, commended the snap care foundation for their support and called on other non-governmental organizations to emulate the foundation by bringing succor to the affected communities.
Mr. Galius, further said the foundation has been included in the Nyuwar folklore calling on the State Government to set up a committee to look into the cause of the violence to prevent such further occurrence and advise the good people of the Nyuwar community to embrace peace for sustainable development.
Some of the beneficiaries, Docas Simon and Zakaria Adiye, who spoke at the event expressed their gratitude to the foundation.
Items donated by the foundation were mattresses, bags of rice, medium bags of beans, bags of maize, cartons of tomato paste, cartons of Maggi cube, blankets, and belts of mats among others.