The returnees who crossed into Nigeria through the Sahuda Border were received at Burn Bricks Transit Camp in Mubi South local government area of Adamawa State.
Six thousand bags of fertilizer were distributed to 1,500 farmers as 400 surface irrigation water pumps were also handed over to over 62 farmers’ groups in Jega and Birnin Kebbi Local Government Areas of Kebbi States.
Former Governor of Adamawa State Bala Ngilari, was on Monday handed a five-year prison sentence by a High Court in Yola, the State capital, after he was found guilty of corruption.
Officials of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, have assured corps members posted to the state of adequate security as the orientation camp opens on Tuesday, three years after the programme was suspended in the state due to the Boko Haram insurgency.
Another bomb attack has occurred in Madagali town, in Adamawa State just few days after the army foiled a similar attack in the same area.
The Nigerian Police Command in Adamawa has said about 400 yet to be identified armed Fulani herdsmen invaded Gidan Dadi and Karlahi villages of Demsa Local Government of the state last Saturday killing scores of residents, including police officers.
Kwahine, a community in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State was thrown into chaos on Saturday when armed herdsmen reportedly attacked the village killing at least three persons and destroying properties worth millions of naira.
Another suicide attack was averted by the Nigerian Army on Wednesday after three female suicide bombers were shot dead in Bakin Dutse, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Troops of the Nigerian army successfully repelled an attack by some Boko Haram terrorists who were believed to be fleeing from the military onslaught in the North East.
All Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Adamawa State will be closed by January 2017, said Deputy Governor, Martins Babale.