Abuja IDPs Reluctant To Return Home

IDPs In Gombe Camp

Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, taking refuge in various camps in Abuja have appealed to the government to put more security measures in place to enable them return to their homes in  Borno State.



    Enoch Yohana, secretary of the IDPs in one of the camps, said that they were eager to return home because of the poor living conditions in their camp but added that their communities has not been fully liberated from the Boko Haram terrorists.

    He described as false various claims that they have refused to return to their communities in the northeast.

    According to him, some of the displaced persons had relocated to neighbouring states for economic reasons, pending when their communities would be declared safe for return.

    The IDPs expressed delight with the progress being made by the military in recovering many communities previously under the control of the insurgents.

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