Nigeria Needs God! Close To One Million People Are Refugees In Their Homeland

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          Some internally displaced people in Adamawa state, running
away from Boko Haram
This is no joke, Nigeria needs God, President Jonathan can’t
even deal with these insurgents accept we ask God to back him. Close to one
million? Incredible. Read this report by TheNews. By the way, NEMA actually
gave these facts yesterday. Too sad!
Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says
the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country as at 15
January is 981,416.
NEMA’s Director, Search and Rescue, Air Commodore Charles
Otegbade, gave the figure on Thursday in Abuja while briefing newsmen at the
National Information Centre.

Otegbade said that out of the number, 107,997 IDPs were in
camps in Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe, Bauchi and Taraba states, while 802,148 were
being hosted by communities.
Giving a further breakdown, Otegbade said 66,087 of the
number were displaced by natural disasters, while 868,235 were affected by the
ongoing insurgency in the North East.
According to him, 123,601 are camped in Adamawa, 125,991 in
Yobe, 11,483 in Gombe State,, 46,419 in Bauchi State and 81,790 in Taraba.
He said NEMA currently managed 20 protected IDPs camps in
the North, with the military providing external security for them and
operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps providing internal
security.

Not only that, the director also disclosed that there were
15,001 internally displaced Nigerians in Cameroun, including those affected by
the internal crisis in Central Africa Republic in 2014.
He added that Chad was hosting 2,377 of the IDPs but did not
give the number being hosted by Niger, explaining that a large number of such
persons were there.
According to him, the IDPs in Niger are not in camps but
scattered in 23 locations, adding, however, that efforts are on to repatriate
all the IDPs to the country.

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