President Muhammadu Buhari today
assures the internal displaced persons (IDPs) staying in Malkohi Yola, Adamawa
state that Boko Haram will be a history before the next farming season.
the IDPs Buhari reminded that the insurgents are not Muslims but hide under the
banner of Islams killing innocents Nigeria at anywhere they are chance to do
IDP’s camp in Yola, Adamawa State on Friday,were a suicide bomber detonated a
bomb and claimed the life of eight people, noting that his administration has
resolved to make sure that the IDPs returned to their homes before the next
cropping season by ending the Boko Haram menace bedevilling the region.
successes recorded by military in the fight against insurgency in the region he
believed that the IDPs who were mostly agrarians will soon return to their
farms in the next farming season
the camp was to sympathize and empathize with the IDP s over the dead of their
love ones during their travailed with the insurgents.
it determination to overwhelm and clear all the enclaves of Boko Haram
insurgents in the region.
company of the former Lagos state governor Ahmed Tinubu, Bisi Akande, Chief of
Army Staff, LT General Tukur Buratai and
Aliko Dangote, seven State Governors and other dignitaries also attended former
Vice-president Atiku Abubakar ‘s daughter’s wedding fatiha in Yola.
hands in marriage on Friday immediately after the Juma’at mosque, the wedding
which held at the former VP Yola residence attracted dignitaries from far and
was busy as security operatives were seen cordoning off the streets of Yola to
pave way for the dignitaries to get to the venue of the wedding.
General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammad Sani
Sidi while addressing the President at the Malkohi IDP’s camp said so far they
have received 15,754 displaced Nigerians who were forcefully expelled by the
Republic of Cameroon and Central Africa Republic and about 10,000 are being
expected any moment at Sauda border in Mubi South Local Government of Adamawa
categories of Nigerians being expected were Nigerians who were earning their
legitimate living and those displaced by Boko Haram insurgency and took refuge
in the two countries were being compelled to return.
since the inception of the IDPs official camps in Adamawa, the management of
the camps has recorded 315 deliveries, 68 deaths mostly children and aged
persons. “We have also recorded 40 marriages among the IDPs across the
camps. Presently we have 195 nursing mothers, 80 pregnant women and 75
unaccompanied children in the camps.
for his determination to end the insurgency in the region, he said commended
the Adamawa state Governor, Senator Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow and the entire
government Machinery of the state for playing a brotherly role of accepting and
hosting IDPs from other states.
President to the fact that it was the Malkohi IDP’s camp that a suicide bomber
detonated a bomb killing 8 and injuring 36 including 4 staff of NEMA who were
on duty that very day the incidence occurred.
to him,”the Constitution of the Presidential Commitee for rehabilitation
and reconstruction of the affected States of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno by
his Exellecency Mr President under the
chairmanship of Gen. T Y Danjuma (RTD) has opened up a new phase of
reconstruction and rehabilitation of displaced person and has also change the
humanitarian dashboard from emergency response phase to reconstruction and rehabilitation of the
opportunity to call on all individual philanthropists and other donor Agencies
to support government efforts in the reconstruction and rehabilitation phase