Abuja - Hundreds of births have been recorded
and marriages conducted at internally displaced persons’ (IDPs’) camps in Borno
and Adamawa States recently.
The Director General of National Emergency Management
Agency, Muhammad Sani Sidi, said some 410 births were recorded and 187
marriages conducted between August and September.
Sidi, who disclosed the figures during a meeting with
members of Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG), explained that 100 marriages were
conducted in Maiduguri camps alone and 87 were recorded in Adamawa camps.
He could not provide further details regarding the
Meanwhile, he said emergency education for IDPs’ children
became a major priority after unprecedented insurgency attacks.
Borno and Adamawa are among states worst hit by
the Boko HAram insurgency over the years.
- CAJ News