MITIGATING FOOD INSECURITY AMONGST RETURNEE IDPs
His Excellency, the executive Governor of Yobe State Hon Mai Mala Buni has directed Yobe State Emergency management Agency to respond and provide support to returnee IDPs across 5 wards of Gujba LGA affected by security related access restrictions to their farmlands. The support will target over 2500 affected vulnerable households with food basket that will improve the household food security for a period of at least 3months.
The 5 affected Communities in this phase of the intervention includes Ngurbuwa,Dadingel, Mandunari, Gotala and Goniri. By the directives of His Excellency, they are to receive food basket within available food ration. The support is aimed to cushion their hardship because of access restriction to farmland due to security and safety measures taken by the security agencies.
Yobe State Government recognized that access to land and farming activities can only be done within a verified safe distance from communities to avoid endangering the lives of our citizens.