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Zulum Flags off closure of unofficial camps, resettles 447 IDPS to Dalori community


As part of its resettlement drive, the Born State government has resettled 447 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Kawar Mailla and Dalori communities to the newly constructed Dalori Resettlement estate, Dalori, Konduga local government area.

Speaking at the resettlement of the two communities, at the Dalori Resettlement Housing Estate, on Sunday, Governor Babagana Zulum said ” It could be recalled that we have closed all official camps within Maiduguri and today’s occasion signal the commencement of the closure of all unofficial camps..

By the Grace of God, we are going to close the remaining unofficial camps on or before May, 29, 2024″. “In continuation of our efforts to all IDP camps, we have closed all official IDP camps in Maiduguri and today’s occasion marks the commencement of the closure of all unofficial camps in Maiduguri.

I assure you, we are doing everything possible to ensure we close all unofficial camps in Maiduguri on or before May 29, 2024”. “Zulum said ” We assure you the government is doing everything possible to resettle the people of Muna and Madinatu unofficial camps and very soon we are going to commence the reconstruction of Dalwa and Sandiya communities.

“These returnees are going to be given cash and food and non-food items to support them pick the pieces of their lives in line Kampala convention,” Zulum said.

The Governor said the state government will communicate the distribution of food palliatives to 100,000 households in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) and Jere and also in Biu, Bayo, Shani Kwaya Kusar, Hawul, Damboa, Chibok among other LGAs in the state to cushioned the hardship faced by the people as a result of the devaluation of Naira.

Earlier in his address, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Engr Goni Lawan said “447 IDPS from Kawar Mailla and Dalori will be resettled here today, which comprises 205 from Jawar Mailla and the remaining 242 from Dalori community “.

He said all the returned will be provided with different livelihood supports to be able to be resettled in dignity and urged the returnees to make good use of the item provided to them.

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