Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, paid a visit to Benue state to assess the situation of the state, particularly the displacement of the people.
The vice president landed in the state on Tuesday, May 15.
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Osinbajo visited the Abagena IDPs camp along Makurdi Laafia road as well as RCM in Daudu of Guma local government area of the state.
He said: "I am here on behalf of the president, you recall that the president ordered for a survey to be done especially the destruction of home and displacement of people.
“Three things were identified by president which must be done, first is security, that all home destroyed are secured, the second is for the people to be able to return and to ensure that hones destroyed are rebuilt and third is that we must restore farmland so that farmers and others who engage in other activities will be able to do so.
"When weeping endures for a night, joy comet in the morning, let me assure you that your morning has come and your joy has come.”
The vice president also sang with the children at the camp assuring them there is hope.
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Meanwhile, Nigerian Army says it has concluded the military exercises embarked upon in Benue, Taraba, Kogi states. The army said the exercise which was targeted at flushing out criminals and militants elements from the states was a success.
The Army disclosed this in a statement signed by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, director army public relations on Tuesday, May 15.
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