Abuja - The recent terror attack in Dumba village in Borno State have displaced 4 000 people, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Monday.
MENA Northeast Zone Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said the internally displaced persons (IDPS) were registered in Baga.
He said those displaced were mostly fishermen and farmers from Dumba village in Kukawa council of Borno State which was attacked by unknown gunmen on 20 August 2013.
A team of NEMA officers helped register the IDPS in a camp located at the Central Primary School in Baga town.
Ibrahim said the displaced people were provided with basic commodities such as food clothes and toiletries.
Officials from the Joint Task Force and the Red Cross as well as other stakeholders also visited the refugee camp.
Suspected Boko Haram member are reported to have killed at least 44 villagers in northeast Nigeria.
NEMA said said the attackers hit Dumba before dawn and slit their victims' throats.
It is reported this is the terrorists’ new strategy as gunfire attracts security forces. - CAJ News