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Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) at the Gwoza and Bama camp Durumi, Abuja, have appealed to the Federal Government to allocate farming lands to them to cater for themselves.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the camp, Mr Umaru Gola, made the appeal at a children’s day celebration organised by Golden Little Lights Organisationon Sunday at the camp.

Gola said that the camp had been in existence for five years now and had a population of 3,015 people.

He said that their existence at the camp had been dependent on the good will of Nigerians like the Golden Little Lights Organization that visit from time to time to support them.

“Our prayer is that government should relocate us where we can farm; we are Nigerians so anywhere we find ourselves we will accept it because we did not pray to find ourselves in this condition.

“We have 18 camps in Abuja including this one, yet we have little or less to meet our needs.

“We from the North-East depend on…



Source: Guardian Newspaper