Boko Haram: Governor Zulum resettles 1000 IDPs in Baga

Over one thousand internally displaced individuals, IDPs, from Baga city in northern Borno State returned house on Saturday the place they had been obtained by the State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum.

The returnees got ten thousand naira (N10,000) and a bag of rice every to start out life afresh.

The Governor, who was in Baga city on Friday, spent two nights with the returnees underneath heavy safety watch to oversee preparations for protected resettlement within the industrial city, which was earlier occupied by militants.

Governor Zulum, whereas in Baga, advise the returnees to be law-abiding and to offer help and cooperate with the safety operatives in different to take pleasure in their safety and security.

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He assured them that authorities was not going to desert them however will proceed to make sure that they’re effectively protected.

In keeping with Zulum, the sum of N10,000 given to them, in addition to baggage of maize, beans and three litres of oil are a brief time period aid to allow them have a straightforward begin with life.

Professor Zulum who joined the convoy to return to Maiduguri the state capital on Sunday reportedly had some set again when the insurgents once more tried to cease his convoy however safety operatives repelled them with no single casualty on authorities aspect.

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It was gathered that the sequence of makes an attempt and assaults on the governor’s convoy was a plan by the management of ISIS-linked ISWAP working in pockets of territories within the fringes of the Lake Chad Basin to abduct the Borno State governor.

Report on Sunday mentioned the terrorist management has instructed a joint unit of ISWAP commanders to launch a coordinated ambush on the returning convoy of the Borno state authorities, 50km away from Maiduguri, the state capital.

In keeping with the report, the joint ISWAP models have been noticed gathering, with about 20 gun vans in a location 1.5km away from Kukawa city.

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