Tuesday, January 19, 2021

IDPs In Bamenda Fancy Returning Home


View of Displaced Persons after distribution

Internally Displaced Persons in Bamenda have received with gladness humanitarian gifts from the Head of State, President Paul Biya through the Minister of Territorial Administration, yet they continue to wonder when they shall return to their homes and feel at ease again.

Partial view of IDPs at Governor's Explanade

"These items are greatly needed in times like this, we thank the Head of State for thinking about us through the Minister, but then what about us returning to our villages, our homes. We have lived life begging sometimes to survive, some of us victimized/stigmatized. It is time the government resolves this crisis, we need to return home." Ngwa Mildred.


MINAT, Governor and City Mayor pose in a picture with Displaced Nursing Mother


These humanitarian aid comprising; matrasses, blankets, buckets, vegetable oil, savon and the sum of two thousand francs for transport, was distributed to these persons at the explanade of the Governor's Office on January 19th 2020 in the prescence of of the Minister, who presided over the handing of the items.


The gifts which usually comes as relief to aid the suffering majority who are displaced from their homes, due to the ongoing armed conflict, is gradually turning sour for those who sincerely want to return to their homes of origin and live freely again.


Minister works with Tchofon Mingo (Coordinator of Centre NW) to oversee distribution

The consignment according to the Minister is the Head of State's way of sharing in the sufferings of displaced persons both in the Northwest and Southwest regions. Minister Paul Atanga Nji told recipients of the said humanitarian gift that everything is under control and that calm will return in no distant time.



By Ndefru Melanie
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