SEE HOW NIGERIAN REPACKAGED BOOKS AND FOOD DONATED BY UN
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC) on Monday reported the capture of a suspect at an engine stop in Borno State purportedly attempting to redirect books and other instructive materials gave to schools in the state by the United Nations.
The organization said it had likewise caught the preoccupation of containers of grouped nourishment gave to the state by the World Food Program (WFP) to battle ailing health in the revolt desolated state.
NSDC revealed this on Monday in Maiduguri at a question and answer session sorted out by its Borno state summon.
As per the State Commandant, Ibrahim Abdullahi, the office following up on knowledge, followed the suspects to the engine stop where they were endeavoring to take the things outside the state.
He said the books were generally repackaged by the suspects available to be purchased in the open market.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has been in the cutting edge of instruction bolster in Borno State, particularly in revival of schools disabled by Boko Haram.
“We have an instance of redirection of books gave by outside helpful offices intended to provide food for the instructive needs of dislodged kids in IDP camps and schools in the state,” said the NSCDC supervisor.
“At the point when the offenders lay their hands on these books, they regularly take them toward the eastern piece of the nation where they would change the cover and afterward take them back to the state and offer them at over the top costs.”
He said the corps could capture and recuperate containers of such books with UNICEF engraving on them at the Borno Express transport terminal.
Mr. Abdullahi said the Civil Defense has additionally caught stolen nourishment supplements gave to the state however being redirected from the state.
We know these nourishment supplements are implied for the malnourished youngsters in the IDP camps. Be that as it may, unfortunately, when the NGOs give these nourishment supplements out, some individual would go to the camps and get them off at exceptionally modest rate at that point go and offer them in the market at extreme costs,” he said.
“At the point when the presumes saw us seeking them, they took to their foot rear areas and left the products. So we have claimed them and we will hand them over to the state crisis administration office (SEMA) with the goal that they would be given to the people they are implied for.”
The NSCDC Commandant said examinations were all the while continuous to disentangle those associated with occupying the alleviation things gave to the state.
Endeavors to talk with a captured suspect regarding redirection of books bombed as the man said he was sick. we saw the suspect at the facility segment of the NSCDC where he was lying on the bed.
He was later observed rushing back to the detainment cell as columnists were leaving the premises of the NSCDC.
The instances of sustenance and help things redirection by authorities has been on for quite a while in the state.
In May a year ago, a Borno State High Court condemned a previous neighborhood government director and one other best legislator to two years in jail for taking rice gave by outside benefactors to inside uprooted people.
The two officers were sentenced changing over N1.4 million being the returns from the offer of the 180 packs of rice stolen from an IDPs camp.