Politics Yobe Fully Liberated From Boko Haram - Governor Gaidam



The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has said there is no part of the state currently under the occupation of the Boko Haram insurgents.

Gaidam stated this in Damaturu while receiving a delegation from Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, who delivered relief materials to the state.

Mr. Gaidam, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Baba Malam-Wali, said the areas initially taken over by the insurgents had been liberated by the military.


“Presently, there is no part of the state that is under the control of insurgency. Plans are in the pipeline to relocate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) back to their communities,” he said.

Mr. Gaidam said that the state had over 300,000 IDPs out of which 280,000 were living in host communities.

- Vanguard

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