At the Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Kalambina, Sokoto, the National Emergency Agency (NEMA) has announced the delivery of five babies –three girls, two boys– by women dislodged by the Islamist sect, Boko Haram.
Thickman Tanimu, Assistant Head, NEMA, Sokoto Zonal Operations Office, disclosed this to pressmen in Sokoto recently.
Two of the babies were delivered of on 7th May en route Sokoto. Two others were delivered on the 8th and one on the 9th of May respectively. All five babies and mothers are in perfect condition, our sources gather.
It would be recalled that the dislodged are mainly natives from Kebbi, as well as Sokoto, Nigeria. NEMA officials say about 2,000 persons were knocked out of place by the extremist group, including babies, and were moved by the agency from Geidan in Yobe to Sokoto.