Insecurity: Katsina community receives 1500 IDPs refuge from Zamfara
Insecurity: 1,500 IDPs runs to Katsina community from Zamfara
About 1500 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from Tsafe Local government of Zamfara State are presently taking refuge in Kankara Local government in Katsina State following series of bandit attacks on their communities.
The IDPs, who are mainly from Buku-Buke, Yartalata, Sabon Gari and Mandaba villages, are staying at Kankara central Primary school.
Already, officials of Katsina State Emergency Management Agency, according to its spokesman, Mohammed Umaru, have arrived to coordinate activities at the temporal camp.
Daily Trust had earlier reported that the Tsafe council chairman, Aliyu Abubakar, in a chat with news men, said that 1700 persons have been Displaced in the last two weeks from his council.