12,000 Boko Haram Victims Benefit From VSF Medical Programme — Leadership Newspaper


Dr Sunday Ochoche, the Executive Director, Victims Support Fund (VSF) said that no fewer than 12,000 victims of Boko Haram insurgency benefited from its medical support programme.

He disclosed this while featuring on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) flagship programme NAN Forum in Abuja.

Ochoche said the agency was closely working with the hospitals where such programmes are offered by having VSF desk and capturing the data of beneficiaries.

The VSF boss said the devastating impact on victims arising from the Boko Haram attacks have reduced due to the intervention of the organisation.

“Every beneficiary of victims support fund is captured in our data including the education programme, the foster care programme, we have their biometrics, we have the number of everybody who is a beneficiary of Victims Support Fund is capured in our data.

“We are closely working with hospitals and they have victims support desk that captures all the data and things have improved…

Source: Leadership Newspaper