Senator Ishaku Abbo (SIA) urges Federal Government to resettle IDPs back to their ancestral homes. Thanks Gov. Zullum

We cannot run an IDP Camp for 7 to 12 years
A Photo Section of Senator Ishaku Abbo with the IDPs

Senator Ishaku Abbo, representing Adamawa North in the National Assembly has called on security Agencies to draw a timeline to end insurgency so as to resettle the Internally Displaced Persons to their homes.

Senator Abbo said this on Thursday, August 27 at the Teachers Village IDP Camp, during an oversight tour of the Senate standing committee on Special duties to Maiduguri Borno state of some projects funded by the North-east Development Commission, the National Emergency Management Agency and the National Commission for Refugees Migrants.

Senator Abbo and Dume Peeping into A room where A Family of The Internally Displaced Persons Reside in The IDPs in Borno

Abbo who was visibly angry and fighting back tears in the IDP camps said” the primary responsibilities of the government as enshrined in the constituency of Federal Republic if Nigeria, is security and welfare of the people”

According to Abbo
"the real issue on ground is that, this sea of children are living inside IDPs camp. They have to be resettled, they have to go back home.

"We cannot run an IDP Camp for 7 to 12 years, it’s a clear indication that we have failed we failed as leaders and as a people. These people are losing their identities, they don't know their villages, they don't know where they come from, some are born in the IDPs, it cannot continue.

Senator Abbo Worried About The Condition of the IDPs in Borno

The senator who asked the IDPs in Hausa “what do you want? The people replied in unison we want to go back home”

He added that
"LGA by LGA these people must be resettled back to their homes so that they can have a dignified way of life and earn a living on their own. They cannot continue to be given food like beggars.

The senator thanked Gov. Babagana Zullum for the good work he is doing for the people of Borno state and Nigeria at large.

Senator Ishaku Abbo Interracting with Some IDPs

Most of the IDPs came from Kukawa, Abadan and Marte LGA of Borno state.

A Photo Section of Senator Ishaku Abbo with the IDPs

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