Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

One great problem which insurgency within the northeast has created for Nigeria is the displacement of residents within the region.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

The International Organization for Migration (IMO) puts the figure of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at over 2 million as of September, 2015.

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With many people concentrated in one camp, life at most IDP camps, especially those in Maiduguri,  have become a case of living at the jaws of death.

According to Comrade Dogo Shettima, the state is dead infrastructural wise, especially lacking in education, portable water, unemployment & environmental hazard,lack of good roads.

Shettima, a concerned resident of the state, said the health situations of the IDPs are very pathetic, adding that the lack has lead to an alarming increase in death rate.

In an interview with Legit.ng, the comrade said most of the displaced persons had nothing to eat, he stressed that there had not been any government intervention besides gathering them to camp. Below are some scenes from the IDP camps visited.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Girl with babies at an IDP camp in Maidugury.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

A displaced lady and her baby at an IDP camp in Maiduguri

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Children at the IDP camp in Maiduguri

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Baby goes tough ordeal at the IDP camp in Maiduguri

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Water is a problem for the IDPs

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Shelter is a problem for the teeming numbers of displaced people.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

The children within the camps in Maiduguri need not just the help of the government but of the good people of Nigeria.

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Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Comrade Dogo Shettima and some children at an IDP camp in maiduguri.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Clothing given to some of the displaced children at the IDP camp Maiduguri.

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

A cross section of the displaced people

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

some relief materials shared at the idp camp

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

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Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Comrade Shettima helping out in sharing certain relief materials

Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri
Photo Story: The Plight Of IDPs In Maiduguri

Shettima who helps out in his little way to assist in sharing few relief materials to the IDPs, urged the government and other concerned Nigerians to come to the rescue of the displaced people in Borno state, especially there in Maiduguri.

Source: Legit.ng

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