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Jos crisis: 8,000 displaced take refuge in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo

BAUCHI — FOLLOWING the religious crisis that erupted in some parts of Jos metropolis two weeks ago, over 8,000 victims of the crisis are currently taking refuge in four camps for displaced persons in Bauchi State.

The victims, who came into Bauchi with their families are taking refuge in Magama Gumau, Toro, Tilden Fulani, Boto in Toro and Tafawabalewa local government areas.

The Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, who visited the camps, yesterday, promised to provide an enabling environment for the victims to enhance their living standard, adding that the government would be responsible for the upkeep of young children who lost their parents during the mayhem.

Yuguda, therefore, expressed the Federal Government’s determination to do everything possible within its limit to bring to book the perpetrators of the crisis.

He urged the victims of the crisis to consider the situation as destiny and prayed for Allah’s mercy to those who lost their lives.


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