NEDC Boss Weeps Over Condition Of IDPs In Borno


Emotionally aroused over the pitiable living condition of the  internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) at Gubio road IDPs camp, the Chairman of the North East Development Commission ( NEDC), Major General Paul Tarfa ( RTD) burst to tears on sighting the IDPs in shanties used as homes under Maiduguri scorching sun.

General Tarfa who in the weekend led other members of the commission on assessment tour of the various IDPs camps, Temporary sites provided by the Borno state government for the takeoff of the Commission and some of the mega Schools built for the over 54, 000 Boko Haram orphans, was also confronted by wild attitudes of the IDPs who lamented hunger and frustration in the camp.

Speaking to newsmen after being conducted round the IDPs camps by the Borno state Governor- Elect , Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, the NEDC first Chairman said their visit marks the beginning of rebuilding northeast , adding that resettling the IDPs back to their original communities will be the…

Source: Leadership Newspaper