Buhari visits IDPs in Yola, vows to end insurgency

Posted by News Express | 14 November 2015 | 2,122 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency.

Buhari, in Hausa language, gave the assurance while addressing Internally Displaced (IDPs) in Malkohi Camp in Yola on Friday.

“We remain committed to ending Boko Haram, ensuring your safety and welfare, particularly your children and their education.

“By the grace of God, it’s our wish that you will be at your farm next cropping season.”

Buhari assured the IDPs that government would not only recover their areas but also help in rebuilding destroyed structures particular schools and hospitals.

He lauded Adamawa Government, NEMA and other organisations for their effective handling of the IDPs and assured them of sustained Federal Government’s support.

Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa lauded NEMA for its effort in managing the IDPs in collaboration with the State Government and called for sustained support from Federal Government.

Responding on behalf of the IDPs, Mr Nicholas Samuel thanked government for showing concern for their plight and making them to feel at home.

Samuel, who prayed for sustained military victory over the insurgents, expressed their happiness and hopes to return home very soon. (NAN)

•Photo shows President Buhari.


Source: News Express

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