The Director-General Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications to Zamfara State Governor, Yusuf Idris, in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Gusau revealed Governor Bello Matawalle’s readiness to partner with the National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons to resettle all IDPs in the state.
According to the statement, Matawalle made the commitment while hosting the National Commissioner for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Hajiya Iman Suleiman, who paid him courtesy visit at Government House, Gusau.
Matawalle said his administration will continually throw its weight behind vulnerable people and will not relent in its efforts to improve their living standard even in the face of overwhelming security challenges in the state and the nation in general.
He assured that he will collaborate with the commission to resettle all the affected communities in the state to appropriate places through the state Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management.
He added that the humanitarian activities of his administration are designed to carter for the internally-displaced persons who are affected by the activities of bandits in the state.
Governor Mattawalle appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for the construction of IDP’s resettlement city in the state that would accommodate large number of persons with humanitarian concern.
Responding, Hajia Suleiman said she was in Zamfara to flag off the distribution of relief materials to the state IDPs and to intimate the governor of her commission’s preparedness to commence construction of resettlement city that will be utilised by all displaced communities.