Gurjaji IDPs received Governor Bunis First Line Support.

Gurjaji IDPs received Governor Bunis First Line Support…


As directed by His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, today 15th February 2024, Yobe SEMA led by the chairperson of Fika LGA Supported 1st set of displaced persons from Gurjaji who were hosted in Maluri village of FIka LGA.


The support follows displacement of Gurjaji village as a result of attack by invaders and subsequent setting of the vilage ablaze and displacement of the the whole Community.


The displaced persons are taking refuge in 7 neighbourhood communities of

 Maluri

 Garin Ari

 Zamba

 Daddawel

 Diffiyel

 Zangaya

 Fika


While assessment and validation are ongoing, about 146 households with over 1500 individuals registered and verified in Maluri received First line life-saving support.


Displacement and residing in the host community comes along with an additional burden to the host and depletion of existing household resource, this is worsened by the current inflation and hardship.


While other locations and profiling of the IDPs are ongoing, those in Maluri received the following food and NFI.


1. Bag of Sorghum

2. Bag of Beans

3. Vegetable oil

4. Iodised Salt

5. NYLON mat

6. Buckets

7. Plates

8. Spoons

9. Cups

10. Water Jug


12. SOAP


14. Bowl

15. Blankets

16. Kettle


The chairperson thanked Governor Mai Mala Buni for the timely response and commiserated with the IDPs, urged them to be resilient as Government is with them during these trying moments.


ES SEMA assured other displaced persons in other locations to be patient as more support will reach them in due course as validation, profiling and resources mobilisation is ongoing concurrently.