The councillor, representing Abuja City Centre, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon Dogara John Bassa (JP), has appealed to governments, at all levels, individuals and cooperate bodies to come to the assistance of the internally displaced persons (IDPs), living in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
In an interview with LEADERSHIP, Dogara noted that many of the IDPs, living in various settlements in the FCT are living under very terrible conditions, with no food and no jobs.
He appealed to organizations and cooperate bodies for skills acquisition programme for members of the IDPs, so that they would have something doing to cater for their families.
The councilor however commended the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido for his commitment in assisting the IDPs living in the area council.
Dogara disclosed that provisions have been made in the 2018 budget to cater for the welfare of IDPs living in AMAC. “Honestly speaking, the chairman of AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido is committed to assisting the IDPs in AMAC. As we speak, there provisions for their assistance in the 2018 budget, meant to empower them with skills acquisition, which is over N10 million. We have plans to empower them and give them starter-packs to start their businesses.”
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