Kajuru Crisis: Refugees Decry Lack Of Amenities, Risk Starvation says Adara Community Chairman.
Mike Odeh James and Ben A.Sako
With over 2000 internally displaced persons(IDPs) from the kajuru crisis resident at Adara community Town Hall at Sabon Tasha, the Chairman of Adara community in Kaduna said that they are facing starvation, lack of medicare and do not have access to toilet or clean water
According to Comrade Ali Jesse, who is the Chairman of Adara Community In Kaduna, said that “there are over 2,600 refugees from the Adara crisis taking refuge in the Adara Community Townhall Sabon Tasha, Kaduna and about 1,640 are Children, 48 are pregnant women and the rest are elderly women.”
Comrade, Jesse told newsmen that uptil today , the State Emergency Management Agency ( SEMA),the state government have not visited the camp neither have they send any form relief material.
However, he added, “the Chairman of Kajuru Local Government Area Hon.Cafra AB. Caino,visited the IDP camp this afternoon (saturday 16 2019) with a promise of coming back tomorrow.”
He also revealed that only churches, individuals and Southern Kaduna Peoples Association (SOKAPU) had sent in relief materials for the use of the refugees.
Jesse said that the major challenges facing the camp as at the time of writing this report were food, water and toilet facilities along side mosquito nets and toiletries among others.
He said the attacks by the unknown gunmen numbering up to over three hundred had been ongoing during and after the elections which had led to lost of many lives and proprties within kajuru, kachia and even sanga local government areas of the state