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Camp registers 1,300 Internally Displaced Persons in Adamawa


The Commandant , Adamawa Internally Displaced Persons Camp,  Abdulmumini Jauro , on Wednesday said that no fewer than 1,300 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) had been registered at the camp.

The commandant, who is a member of Nigerian Red Cross society, said that nine pregnant women were among the IDPs.

“We have so far registered over 1,300 Internally Displaced Persons who escaped from insurgent attacks in Madagali, Michika and Mubi North and South Local Government Areas of the state,” Jauro said.

He said that among the refugees were 162 students of the Federal Polytechnic and the Adamawa State University, Mubi, who were indigenes of Taraba.

He said that 360 and 175 among the refugee were women and children, respectively.

The commandant also confirmed that among the nine pregnant women, two had delivered and that both mothers and the babies were in good health.

He thanked various individuals and organisations for their massive assistance to the refugees.