Resettlement : Camp Closure
Committee closed 7th IDP camp in Maiduguri
…… 18,142 individuals of Ngala and Kukawa IDPs in Teacher’s village IDP Camp return home
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Engr Bukar Talba who is also the chairman camp closure Committee alongside with the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Resettlement (MRRR) Engr Mustapha Gubio who is also the chairman resettlement committee today 15th January 2022 closed the Teacher’s Village IDP Camp in Maiduguri as part of Governor Borno Professor Babagana Umara Zulum mni resettlement process and closure of all IDP Camps in Maiduguri and Jere LGA.
It could be recalled that last year 2021 Governor Zulum set up a committee for the Closure of all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps in Maiduguri and Jere headed by the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Engr Bukar Talba alongside with the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Resettlement (MRRR) Engr Mustapha Gubio as Chairman committee on Resettlement.
The committee last week distributed Cash and food items to 4,192 households as part of Zulum’s support to the returnees including Agricultural materials for dry season farming. 18,142 individuals of Ngala and Kukawa LGA IDPs were resettled back to their ancestral homes or any other places that they have wished to stay.
Engr Mustapha Gubio also added that the IDPs are voluntary returned in a dignified manner, saying Baga, Banki, Marte , kawuri and other communities that have been resettled since last year have farm and harvested their farm products whereby made other IDPs to call the government to support them to return to their ancestral homes.
Other members of the committee includes officials of SEMA, NEMA, Security Agencies and partners.
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Report By: PRNigeria.com