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Insecurity: We’re not returning to Nigeria, say 50,000 Sokoto residents taking refuge in Niger Republic.

The villagers who’re presently taking refuge at Tudun Sunnah village, Gidan Runji Native Authorities in Maradi State of Niger Republic insisted that their former villages weren’t protected as there was nonetheless insecurity there.

The state commissioner for careers and safety structure Colonel Garba Moyi (retd), stated the state authorities had been making efforts to see that the residents returned to their villages in Nigeria however “they had been adamant, alleging that there was nonetheless insecurity of their former villages”.

He nonetheless stated, “we is not going to relent in our efforts, we’ll proceed to pursue and counsel them on the necessity for them to return residence, that the safety state of affairs has improved tremendously.”

The member representing Sabon Birni North constituency on the Sokoto State Home of Meeting, Aminu Al-Mustapha Boza who raised the alarm on the pathetic state of affairs of the IDPs in Maradi blamed Governor Aminu Tambuwal for abandoning his folks to their destiny. However Governor Tambuwal, talking by means of his media aide defined that offering safety was a prerogative of the president and directed him to name the Minister of Police Affairs, the Chairman Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, Senator Ibrahim Gobir and the Chief of Military Workers over the safety state of affairs in his space, to which the lawmaker responded that he was not the “Chief Safety Officer” of the state.

Portray an image of the sorry state of affairs of the situation of the IDPs camp, the lawmaker described the situation of the refugees as pathetic as a result of they had been staying in an open place with no bathrooms, meals or medicine.

“Our persons are being killed each day. Thus far, we counted greater than 50,000 of them taking refuge in Niger Republic. It took us two days to rely them within the presence of Governor of Maradi and chairman of Gidan Runji. They’re residing below the rain and solar, with nothing from the native and state governments. I purchased some luggage of garrin rogo, rice and mosquito nets with some medicine for them. My worry is what’s going to occur if there may be any outbreak of illness within the camp”, Boza stated.

However the state Commissioner later stated that the situation of the IDPs in Maradi had improved. He stated Sokoto State Authorities was involved in regards to the welfare of the Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs), noting that the state authorities has expended a lot on IDPs within the space of reduction supplies and provision of medicare.

Moyi stated the IDPs had been solely in Niger Republic due to what they had been getting from the donors. The commissioner defined that donor Companies have documented the IDPs and despatched to their headquarters in Europe, America and different nations world wide for the aim of securing donations for them.

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