According to report reaching OYOGist.com, the Borno State government has began the resettlement of about 3000 thousand displaced persons to their various homes after six (6) years displacement by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeastern Nigeria.
The returnees are residents who fled their homes from the Lake Chad region in 2014 and were transported in trucks and buses from the Bakassi camp to the IDP camps in Maiduguri.
According to a statement made by some of the returnees, they expressed their happiness towards returning him. “I’m very happy to return to my roots which I left six years ago,” returnee Bukar Kyarimi told AFP.
“We need to go back and tend our abandoned farms but we hope the government will give us adequate protection from the insurgents.”
“We are eager to go back to our homes but what happened in Koshobe… is frightening,” another returnee stated while reacting to the weekend attack.