2,000 Displaced By Kaduna Villages’ Attack – NEMA


The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Tuesday said it had registered 2,000 persons displaced by the attack on three villages in Kaura Local Government Area.

The Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Dogo Makama told newsmen in Kaduna that the agency had assessed the needs of those affected and would soon offer assistance to them.

He said during the assessment, 240 houses were discovered burnt, 119 people killed, and 22 persons injured and hospitalised.

Makama said the 2,000 displaced persons had been camped at Bandon Community Secondary school, adding that the agency would this week distribute relief materials to them.

He listed some of the items to be distributed to include Maize, rice, garri, sugar, palm oil, groundnut oil, bathing soap, washing soap, matterass, blankets, salt, rubber plates and buckets.

Makama condoled with the residents of the affected communities over the loss, assuring that SEMA would do its best to facilitate their quick return home.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen had on Saturday, March 16, attacked residents of Angwan Gata, Tyeken and Angwan Sankwai, all in Kaura area of the state.

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