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Video: IDPs in Borno protest to go back home


The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, staged a peaceful demonstration in Maiduguri demanding the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama. The group’s chairman,
The group’s Chairman, Alhaji Muhammad Hassan said that the iIDPs would want to return and continue their normal activities in view of the prevailing peace in the state. Hassan noted that about 70 per cent of the reconstruction and rehabilitation projects had been completed in the area, saying that they were tired of living as displaced persons. “We are in Maiduguri for more than three years without meaningful means of livelihoods. The condition of our people is pathetic. “the elongation in the process of returning displaced persons to their homes is moving at a snail pace and exposed them to unbearable conditions.

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