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Gov Ortom laments poor living condition of Benue IDPs, asks FG to act fast




Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has lamented the deplorable situation of individuals dwelling in Internally Displaced Individuals, IDPs, camps throughout the state.

He mentioned he’s pained that harmless individuals have continued to undergo untold hardship and not using a concrete plan by the Federal Authorities to make sure they return to their ancestral properties.

Governor Ortom spoke Tuesday on the Benue Folks’s Home when he obtained a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement led by Dr. Abubakar Suleiman.

He said that the determine of IDPs within the varied camps has continued to rise above a million, 5 hundred thousand, thus making their situation of dwelling far more tough with sources of the state authorities to cater for his or her wants.

Governor Ortom urged the delegation to go to all of the IDPs camps to confirm his declare that their quantity has elevated astronomically and that they deserved to be accorded equal consideration with IDPs elsewhere within the nation.

The Governor expressed hope that with the go to by the delegation, the story of the Benue IDPs would change for good, whereas acknowledging all of the humanitarian companions for his or her efforts at offering succour to the needy.

Earlier, chief of the delegation, Dr Suleiman mentioned they had been within the state to evaluate the humanitarian challenges being confronted by the IDPs with a view of collating information and verify their wants for attainable intervention.

Whereas commending the Governor for all that his administration has been doing to help these displaced by the Fulani crises, Dr Suleiman promised that the delegation made up of different Worldwide Companies just like the United Nations Excessive Fee For Refugees UNHCR would go to all of the IDPs camps to collate sufficient information to allow them prioritise their help to the state.

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