FG gives succour to internally displaced persons
The Federal Government has provided relief materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs) camped in Katampe Timber garage and Kuchigoro Village in Abuja.
Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Ezekiel Oyemomi, who was represented by the Deputy Director, Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Mrs. Fatimah Abdulkadir, presented the relief materials to the IDPs.
The items include bags of rice, bags of beans, cartons of Indomie noodles, sleeping mats and many other edible products.
The permanent secretary stated that the ministry will support and complement the effort of other relevant agencies of government to alleviate the pains and suffering of Nigerians in the camp and also see to the wellbeing of internally displaced persons in Nigeria.
Earlier, the chief executive officer (CEO) National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), who was represented by Mr.E. Tochukwu, disclosed that the commission was working on a comprehensive register for both internally displaced persons in Katampe and Gwarinpa centers for proper identification.
Madam Sarah Musa, spokesperson of the IDPs in Katampe Timber garage, said she left an aged mother, some children and women in the bush under the care of the Fulani in Askira and Chibock local governments of Borno State.