Nigeria will restore normalcy to the lives of internally displaced persons in the Northeast where about 2.5 million people have been displaced by Boko Haram terrorists, acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Friday.
Mr. Osinbajo spoke during a visit by the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ms. Ertharin Cousin to the State House, Abuja, his spokesman, Laolu Akande, said in a statement.
“We are working on how people can get back to their normal lives,” he stated, adding that the Federal Government is also working on how to help the children especially regarding education and housing.
“So many people are in need, it’s a tough challenge, but we are committed.” Prof. Osinbajo affirmed while also appreciating the collaboration of international agencies like the United Nations in the effort.
He said the Federal Government will continue to secure the places where the peace had been restored, stressing that the dealing with the security challenges is an ongoing task for the FG.