One of Nigeria’s leading telecommunications brand, MTNgave out some relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) in Adamawastate, Northern Nigeria.
MTNgave out 330 mattresses and 330 pillows to AdamawaDisplaced persons who afe currently at the Bajabure NYSC camp in Yola, the Adamawastate capital.
Pedeino Mathias, who led the company’s delegation to the camp, reiterated the commitment of the company towards assisting displaced persons in the North East part of Nigeria as a result of the incessant terrorist attacks in the area.
She said, “We are here to donate these items on behalf of MTN. The management want to identify with the IDPsusing this modest contribution. MTNis doing the same today in Borno and Yobe. We appreciate NEMA for their support and cooperation.”
Balarabe Musa, who is the camp’s NEMA co-ordinator appreciated the telecommunications brand urging other brands to follow suit.
“We have received 330 mattresses and 330 pillows as donation from MTN. We are really happy for the concern shown by the company and I assure you the items will be distributed to the IDPs. “We appreciate donations we receive from individuals and groups and we appeal for more to be able to meet the needs of the IDPs. NEMA is doing its best on behalf of the federal government to accommodate IDPsand make them comfortable but we need the support of all,” said Musa.
Alhaji Madu Goni, Chairman of the IDPsgave kudos to MTNstating that their good gesture will go a long way in easing the suffering faced by the Internally Displaced Persons.
He said that, “We the displaced persons in this camp are grateful and over joyed that MTNhas remembered us and decided to send their donation to help us. “This shows they care for us and have concern for our plight. We call on other organizations across the country to emulate the gesture.”

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