Abdulkadir Ibrahim, a spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told Xinhua on phone that the move was part of efforts to depopulate the growing population of IDPs in the state’s Dikwa camp.
The new camps are situated in Ngala, Marte, Bama and Mafa areas of the state, he said, adding that NEMA mobile clinic and medical team were on hand to provide medical care.
More than 2 million people have been displaced from their homes and communities as Boko Haram attacks continued in northeast Nigerian states.
Raids by Boko Haram also forced many residents to flee to Niger, Cameroon and Chad considered the nearest place of refuge. Enditem