Problems Of Internally Displaced Persons In Nigeria
Some parents have reportedly resorted to giving out their under-aged daughters in marriage for food stuff in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs’) camp located in Daudu, Guma local government area of Benue state.
The women and the children were rescued in collaboration with some local vigilantes in the hinterland during an operational clearance by the troops to destroy Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) staying at Tsunami area in Gusau, Zamfara state capital have appealed to wealthy individuals in the area to come to their aid particularly during the holy month of Ramadan.
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.