President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a total of N10 billion for rebuilding villages and communities that were attacked in Benue and other affected States.
According to him, Nigeria has a duty to protect the people and assured that the federal government will protect every Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo disclosed this at Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in Abagena, near Makurdi Benue state.
The Vice president is on a two-day official visit to Makurdi.
He said the President Muhammadu Buhari is much concerned that those displace should go back to camp immediately.
” I want you to have hope and confidence and most importantly to also know that we are not doing you a favour by promising to provide you with security, a place to live and school for our children, it is your right as citizens of this country.” Osibanjo said.
In his brief remark Governor, Samuel Ortom commended President Buhari and Osibanjo for their concern over the plight of the displaced.