Drought: Nigeria Donates Food Items to Namibia

The Federal Government has donated various food materials / commodities to the victims of drought that ravaged Namibia between 2013 and 2014.
The food materials, which consist of 300 metric tons of rice, 700 metric tons of maize and three metric tons of fish fillets and powder, according to a statement by the Head of Chancery, Nigeria High Commission in Namibia, Barr. Dayo Adeoye, were all produced locally in Nigeria.
While presenting the materials to the government of the Republic of Namibia few days ago in Windhoek, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, explained that the donation was based on the recommendation of the Nigeria High Commission in Windhoek, Namibia.
It drew the attention of the Federal Government to the drought that ravaged Namibia in 2013/2014, and which led to the death of human beings and livestock due to unavailability of food.
Dr Adesina, who was represented by the Nigerian High Commissioner to the Republic of Namibia, Dr. Biodun Olorunfemi, expressed Nigeria’s solidarity with the people of Namibia on the occurrence of the “unpreventable natural disaster” in the country.

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