Internally Displaced Persons Camps In Nigeria
Among women who have enjoyed her delivery expertise include Elizabeth Sunday, a 28-year-old woman who has a week-old baby, Peter; Asabe Emmanuel and Hannatu Ibrahim, both delivered of babies now six months old.
The Bauchi state government has denied reports that Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) at a camp in the state were feeding on onion leaves for survival.
A report by the News Agency of Nigeria reveals that intense hunger as a result of inadequacy of food items in an Internally Displaced Persons in Bauchi state, has forced adolescent children to feed on onion leaves for survival.
Yusuf who puts up in Madinatu camp located in the outskirts of Maiduguri said a man he had made friends with offered him the drug to ease the pain of hunger since there was little or no food available for the displaced persons.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, February 7, took his official twitter page to grieve over the victims of Borno IDP camp fire. He says the incident is heart-breaking.
More than 27,000 people have been killed in the three north-eastern states, according to United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), while thousands of women and girls have been abducted.