Friday, 29 April 2016

NYSC deploying medical members to Boko Haram IDP camps

NYSC deploying medical
members to Boko Haram IDP

– The National Youth Service Corp is
deploying more of its members to IDP
 – Medical staff including doctors and
nurses will be stationed in IDP camps across
the north-east
– Millions of Nigerians have been displaced
due to the ongoing campaign of terror
waged by Boko Haram
The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) is
to deploy doctors, nurses and other medical
corps members to all the major Internally
Displaced Persons (IDP) camps across the
country, the Director General of the Corp,
Brigadier General Suleiman Zakari Kazaure
has announced.
General Kazaure, who spoke in Yola
yesterday at the Damare IDP camp, stated
that the move is to solve the present
medical challenges facing the camps.
While on his maiden visit to the Adamawa
state corps directorate, the
general admonished other stakeholders and
told them not to relent in their efforts at
bringing succor to displaced persons.
Millions of Nigerians have been forced from
their homes by Boko Haram

General Karauze also announced that NYSC
members will be deployed to all IDP camps
to help them in their day to day activities.
He also urged Nigerians to complement
government efforts in alleviating the
sufferings of the IDPs, emphasising that the
whole country needs to band together to
defeat Boko Haram.
While flagging off the distribution of food
materials and various drugs by the NYSC.
General Kazaure commended his
predecessor for making concerted efforts in
vocational activities which resulted in the
production of 700 bags of locally produced
rice which he donated to be shared to all
IDPs camps in the state.
The increased role of the NYSC has been
welcomed in many quarters
Earlier, the Adamawa state governor Alhaji
Mohammed Jibrilla, announced that he is
working on a plan for all IDPs in the state to
return to their homes before the beginning
of next year.
Jibrilla represented by the Commissioner for
Agriculture, Alhaji Amidu Waziri disclosed
that the plan is been put in place with other
state governments in the sub-region badly
devastated by Boko Haram.