By Yunusa Abdullahi
The problems being faced by the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP's ) in Adamawa State would soon be addressed.
The Assistant High Commissioner (protection ) of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR ) Headquarters in Geneva Mr. VOLKER TURK who led a delegation from the UNHCR disclosed this during their visit to Adamawa state in continuation of a familirization tour to states affected by insurgency in Nigeria.
Mr.Volker Turk stated that the delegation was in Adamawa state to partner and interact with the Internally Displaced persons, NGO's and the authorities concerned about the plight of the victims of the insurgency as well as to have a discussion with the host communities in order to bring soccour and peace to the victims of insurgency in the North East of Nigeria.
He pointed out that the UNHCR 's primary responsibility is to re-connect the IDP'S with their communities and to rebuild their lives by providing humanitarian assistance by the commission.
The delegation also paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale at Government House Yola where the Deputy governor called on the International Donor agencies to come to the aids of the Internally Displaced persons in the state by providing them with the necessary basic facilities at the campsite the state.
He Lamented that the Donor agencies have promised to build about Five Hundred Houses for the Victims of insurgency in the Adamawa state to alleviate their hardship as well as to reconnect them with the rest of the society.
The Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale accompanied by UNHCR delegation commissioned Yola Office located at Along Army Barracks Road.
The delegation also visited Malkohi informal IDP settlement where the officials interact with the Internally Displaced persons in order to have first hand information on the condition of the IDP'S at the Camp so as to provide assistance and relief to the victims of the insurgency in the state.
The delegation includes UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner (protection ) Mr VOLKER TURK, Director of the regional bureau for Africa Mr. Valentin Topsoba and the Representative based Dakar ,Senegal Ms Liz Ahua