BY Catherine Philip Jelani
On Thursday 14th of January 2016, Alhaji Abduhrahman Danbazau Minister of Interior was on a visit to Adamawa State in order to verify the claims of the Nigerian Army over their victory against insurgents in Borno State.
However, it is in this regards that the Minister paid a visit to the IDPs at Malkoihi Camp in the State Capital.
The Minister’s entourage include; the I.G of Police, the Controller General of Immigration, the Controller General of Nigerian Custom Services, the Controller General Prison Services, the Director General Nigerian Civil Defence and most importantly the Deputy Governor of the State Engr. Martins Babale.
However, the Minister was highly impressed with the level of Humanitarian and Psychosocial activities in the Camp. He said that he liked the way and manner the Unfpa funds were used to support the IDPs, he also urged the IDPs to make very good use of the opportunity given to them.
On his own part, the Minister promised to provide 10 sewing machines for the IDPs that were trained in the area of tailoring. The Controller General of Nigeria Customs Services had also promised to supply 10 Sewing machines while the Controller General of Immigration Services promised 5, which makes the total 25. On the other hand, the Controller General of Prison promised 20 bags of rice.