Boko Haram: 112 IDP’s children re-united with their parents in Edo


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Governor Adams Oshiomhole with a family of Internally Displaced Persons at a reception by the Edo State Government for IDPs who have located their children before departing the state, on Sunday
No fewer than 112 internally displaced children from the Boko Haram onslaught living at the International Christian Centre camp in Edo state were Sunday reunited with their families.
The reunion was held during an emotionally laden luncheon hosted by the state governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The 112 children were handed over to heads of 49 different families they belong.
Governor Oshiomhole who hosted the parents and children to a sumptuous launch at the Banquet Hall of the State Government House, urged the nation’s security agencies to intensified effort to bring insurgency in the northern part of the country to an end to enable families to come together.
Mr Peter Abram from Maiduguri and his children at a reception for Internally Displaced Persons by the Edo State Government before departing the state, on Sunday
The governor who expressed confidence in Buhari-led administration in tackling the Boko Haram menace, urged Nigerians to be their brothers keepers, irrespective of tribe, religion or creed.

One of the parents, Ali Yakubu, from Gwoza local government area of Borno state, who have 4 of the children, said he was lucky to be alive and to see his children, adding that he lost all his sibling to Boko Haram.
One of the victims reunited with their family members, Mrs. Justina Ali, thanked Governor Oshiomhole and founder of the camp, Pastor Solomon Folunrunsho for taking care of them at the camp.
Some Internally Displaced Persons who have located their children arrive the Government House for a reception by the Edo State Government before departing the state, on Sunday
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Source:: PM Newspaper