Gov Masari asked residents of Faskari, Kankara to offer shelter to Zamfara IDPs
The Katsina state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has requested residents of Faskari and Kankara to offer shelter to internally displaced- IDPs people from neighbouring Zamfara state.
Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking when he paid a visit to Faskari and Kankara IDPs camps.
The Governor noted that the vagaries of weather, which brought about harmattan would have effects on the vulnerable among the IDPs.
Alhaji Aminu Masari assured that the state government would continue to render assistance to the victims of Farmers- Fulani attack in the neighbouring state.
He reminded host communities that Islam had enjoined Muslim faithfuls to be their brother’s keepers through offering every assistance to the IDPs.
While in Faskari, the transition committee chairman, Alhaji Bala Ado told Governor Aminu Masari that they have complied with his directive and close the IDPs camps in Kankara and Yarmalamai for centralisation at Faskari model primary school.
He announced that over 2,000 IDPs are residing at the school, stressing that they were only provided with mats and blankets but being fed regularly.
In Kankara, Governor Aminu Masari visited the IDP camp at Kankara model primary school.
The caretaker committee chairman, Alhaji Anas Isa Kankara who briefed the Governor explained that the local government had been doing everything possible to compliment the effort of the state government towards providing comfort for the IDPs.