Home Nigeria Armed Bandits displace 7,000 in Sokoto

Armed Bandits displace 7,000 in Sokoto

93
0
Armed Bandits displace 7,000 in Sokoto - NEMA | Newspot ...
Armed Bandits

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that 7,000 persons have been displaced in recent Armed Bandit attacks in Sabon Birni and Isa council areas of Sokoto State.

Spokesman of the agency Manzo Ezekiel said in a statement yesterday in Abuja that a joint assessment by NEMA staff and the state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) established that no fewer than 6,200 of the affected persons were currently living in camps and host communities.

The camps are in Sabon Birni Primary School, Isa town in Sokoto State and neighbouring Shinkafi town in Zamfara, he said.

Alhaji Aliyu Kafindangi, Head of NEMA’s Sokoto Operations Office, who led the assessment team, sympathised with victims of the banditry attack and assured them of necessary relief support.

Source: The Nation

Previous article25 Generals, Others May Be Forced To Retire After Farouk Yahaya’s Appointment as COAS
Next articleArmy, DSS kill seven ESN members, arrest five in Rivers

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here