Nigeria: We Want to Return Home, Displaced Boko Haram Victims Say

2/12/2018

Victims of Boko Haram attacks camped in Abuja have appealed to the federal government to intensify efforts to make their places safe so they can return to their homes from their temporary abodes.

Philemon Emmanuel, the leader of the Internally Displaced Persons' (IDPs) in Kuchigoro, Abuja, made the appeal when officials of National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons visited the facility.

The officials had gone to the camp and others in the Federal Capital Territory to deliver food and non-food items, empowerment and educational materials to the victims.

Mr. Emmanuel, said "we do appreciate all the efforts to make the camps comfortable for us through the donations and several visits by concerned people from within and outside the country,

"We have been missing home and we will want to beg that government should intensify efforts toward making our places safe so we can return home.

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