December 31, 2021, is sacrosanct in Born state as plans have been concluded to shutdown all Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps located within Maiduguri.
This is according to the State Governor Babagana Zulum who said this at a media briefing with State House correspondents at the end of a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Friday.
Zulum said he was at Villa to brief the President on the development as well as request for the federal government’s input in his plan to resettle refugees in the state.
He stated that those taking refuge in Diffa Province of Niger Republic would be relocated to their homes in Malam Fatori, Borno State, on November 27, this year.
“In addition to that, Borno State government is also making efforts in collaboration with the ministry to continue with the repatriation of Nigerians in Minawo Camp in Cameroon.
“Furthermore, on Nov. 27, Borno State government will ensure the resettlement of IDPs that are living in Diffa Province of Niger to Malumfatari, a local government area in Borno where we don’t have human population because of the insurgency,” Governor Zulum said.