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  • Updated: September 22, 2023

Borno SEMA Pays Assessment Visit To IDP Camps In Gajiram

Borno SEMA Pays Assessment Visit To IDP Camps In Gajiram

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has paid an assessment visit to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Gajiram community.

The Director General of SEMA, (Dr) Barkindo Muhammad Saidu, led his team to the State's Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) IDP camp and the Bakasi camp, both in Nganzai Local Government Area of the Borno State.

The assessment visit was part of the SEMA's commitment to address the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the camps.

The Director General said the visit was to evaluate the living conditions in the camps and provide necessary support to the displaced individuals.

The SEMA delegation was received by the Transition Committee Chairman of the LGA, Alhaji Bukar Modu Madu.

The chairman briefed the Director General on the challenges faced by the IDPs in the Gajiram community.

In a statement by the agency on Friday, the IDPs expressed their readiness to return to their villages as peace has been restored in their communities.

"Accompanying the DG on his assessment visit was Dr Babakura Mamman Gadai, the Executive Secretary of Borno State Agency for the Coordination of Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Response. 

"Together, they inspected the RRR & Bakassi IDP Camps and interacted with the displaced individuals residing there.

"During these interactions, the DG actively listened to the stories and concerns of the IDPs, ensuring that their needs and well-being were adequately addressed.

"This visit allowed for a firsthand understanding of the living conditions and challenges faced by the displaced population, providing crucial insights for future intervention efforts in the area.

"The assessment visit conducted by the DG of SEMA marks a significant step towards mitigating the suffering of IDPs in Gajiram Town.

"The gathered information will play a crucial role in guiding future relief efforts and ensuring the safe and sustainable return of the displaced individuals to their communities. 

"Dr. Barkindo and his team remain committed to alleviating the hardships faced by those affected by the insurgency in Borno State," the agency stated.

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