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Taraba youths send back 400 IDPs fleeing Zamfara

Over 400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Zamfara State, who are seeking refuge in Taraba State, have been asked to return to their communities by angry Taraba youths.

Over 400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Zamfara State, who are seeking refuge in Taraba State, have been asked to return to their communities by angry Taraba youths.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the youths told truck drivers conveying the IDPs to return to Zamfara, alleging that the refugees were part of the evil taking place in their state.

“The youths in Maihula town in Bali Local Council of Taraba were said to have denied access into the town of the two trailers loaded with over 400 people said to be from Zamfara,” said one of the residents of the town who identified himself as Aliyu Bali.