CAN donates relief materials to 8,000 IDPs in Nasarawa


The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Nasarawa State on Sunday donated relief materials to over 8, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camped in the state.


Joseph Masin, state Chairman of CAN made the donations comprising 10 bags of gari, 20 bags of rice and assorted clothes to IDPs in kaderko, in Keana Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Newsmen report that the IDPs, who are mostly Tivs, were allegedly chased out from their communities bordering Benue State by suspected herdsmen.

Newsmen also report that they were currently camped in 15 camps in Keana alone.

The Chairman said they were not only there to distribute relief materials, but to also share in the pains of the IDPs who lost some of their loved ones during the attack.

“It is a very pathetic situation to see children, women and the aged being forced and dislodged from their homes.

“Despite all…

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