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Nasarawa Donates Relief Materials To IDP

The Nasarawa state government has donated relief materials worth over fifty million naira to the internally displaced persons in the state following the suspected invasion of herdsmen in logo and Guma Local Governments of Benue state.
State deputy Governor Silas  Agara said this while inspecting  the procured items before distribution in Lafia the state capital.
The deputy Governor Silas Agara explained that the items were produced for IDPs who are camping in awe, Keana, affected by the recent suspected herdsmen invasion in logo, Guma Tiv Benue comminutes at the Nasarawa-Benue border.
Agara added that over fifteen thousand persons including women, children and the aged were displaced by the crisis, hoping that the gesture will cushion their hardship.
He said adequate security arrangements are put in place to ensure the items are properly channeled to the targeted people.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, president Tiv development association in the state, Boniface Ifer, appreciated the gesture by the state government and assured of equitable distribution of the items.
Some of the IDPs who shared their sad experiences, called for urgent government intervention to enable them return to their homes.   

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