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Zambia wants to partner with NEMA on disaster risk management

Zambia’s high commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Jere, wants his country to partner with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the area disaster risk management.

Speaking at a recent meeting in Abuja with Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, NEMA’s director-general, the high commissioner said he was satisfied with the outstanding performance of the agency in the discharge of its duties and would want a mutual partnership that would benefit both countries.

“Your Agency is well organised. In Zambia, we also have a department for the management of disasters under the office of the Vice President. But I am here to seek a collaboration that would be beneficial to both countries,” Jere said.

The high commissioner added, “we have created a space for Nigeria in Zambia and I am inviting your high level visit to build up the friendship.”
NEMA’s director-general, Maihaja, expressed gratitude for the collaboration saying NEMA will follow processes to ensure the partnership request is fulfilled.

 

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