The Katsina State Government has announced a five-day notice for the closure of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Jibia Local Government of the state.
Alhaji Haruna Rigoji, Executive Secretary, Katsina State Emergency Management Agency, disclosed this during the distribution of relief materials to the remaining IDPs, who are victims of flood disaster in Jibia town.
He said that the state government was willing to give N20,000 to the remaining 45 households that are still living in the camp.
According to him, all the leaders of the households have been directed to use the N20,000 to rent accommodation in Jibia.
He revealled that after the expiration of the five days, the camp will shut down to encourage the people to reintegrate with their brothers and sisters in the town.
In his remarks, the Director General of National Emergency Relief Agency, Mr Mustapha Maihaja, said that they were in Jibia to distribute some food items like beans and maize to the victims.