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The United Nations international Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) report has shown that there are 1.9 million people displaced currently from their homes in North-East.

The Communications Specialist, UNICEF Nigeria, Mr Geoffrey Njoku, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.

The UN report warned that internally-displaced children in Nigeria were among the world’s most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It said that the warning came as the organisation released a report looking at the risks and challenges facing internally-displaced children and the urgent actions needed to protect them.

“In North-East, Nigeria, there are currently 1.9 million people displaced from…

Source: Nigerian Tribune