The Borno State Authorities has uncovered about 550 pretend Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs), after conducting a headcount of displaced individuals at Mohammed Goni School of Islamic Authorized Research camp in Maiduguri.
Malam Isa Gusau, Particular Adviser on Communications and Technique to Gov. Babagana Zulum, made this recognized in an announcement launched on Sunday in Maiduguri.
“At midnight on Sunday, Governor Babagana Zulum paid a go to to Mohammed Goni School of Islamic Authorized Research in Maiduguri, the place some Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) from Abadam have been camped.
“The governor instantly sealed the doorway and performed a headcount to determine precise IDPs, to cease the rampant instances of doubtful residents pretending to be IDPs, claiming meals rations meant displaced individuals,” he added.
The governor, after the headcount, found that solely 450 out of the 1,000 IDP households within the information of humanitarian officers have been real IDPs, whereas the remainder 550 have been ghosts.
Zulum lamented that some Maiduguri residents have been making doubtful claims in different to obtain what was meant for IDPs, whereas additionally benefiting from different welfare packages focused at non IDPs.
Pretend IDPs uncovered in Maiduguri