Zulum To Shut Down All IDPs Camps By December 31

IDPs
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum
  • He said the decision was informed by the recent improvement in the security situation in the state… 

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Borno State Government has announced plans to shut down all Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) camps within the Maiduguri metropolis by December 31.

Governor Babagana Zulum disclosed this while addressing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Friday.

He said the decision was informed by the recent improvement in the security situation in the state as well as the need to return the IDPs to their ancestral homes.

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“I came to brief the president on efforts made by Borno State government in ensuring the return of Internally Displaced Persons to their homes.

“So far so good, Borno State government has started well, and arrangements have been concluded to ensure the closure of all internally-displaced persons’ camps that are inside Maiduguri on or before December 31,” Governor Zulum said.

According to him, the President had assured him of his support towards the move.

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