Nigeria: Zamfara Establishes 5 IDP Camps Due To Bandit Attacks

Armed bandits attacks on Zamfara have continued to increase the number of Internally Displaced Persons in Maradun Local Government area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that victims from different villages in the local government area are continuously moving to Maradun town.

Five IDP camps has been established while registration is ongoing at all the centers. Addressing Newsmen at one of centers, the Councillor, Maradun ward Sirajo Madugu, said communities from about 50 villages had been sacked by bandits.

Madugu said some communities were leaving their villages due to the attacks, while others for fear of imminent attack. The Chairman of the Council, Alhaji Yahaya Shehu, warned the IDPs to report any suspected person among them, to prevent informers from infiltrating the camps.The Chairman said the state government, will assist in providing all the necessary requirement of the IDPs

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