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Cost of managing 2.4 million IDPs enormous, says Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday admitted that the cost of managing the humanitarian crisis caused by insurgency especially as it concerns about 2.4 million Internally Displaced Persons and extensive destruction of infrastructure “is “huge and enormous.”

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Acting President spoke while receiving a delegation of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Osinbajo said countries in the Lake Chad Basin had been cooperating in dealing with the insurgency in the region and the consequent humanitarian crisis.

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