The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Federal Fire Service have began a sensitization of internally displaced persons in camps in Borno State.
The exercise is parts of effort to minimize incidents of Fire occurrence on internally displaced persons camp in Borno State.
There have been several incidents of inferno in camps in the state which often occurred from poor cooking style of the IDPs.
The incidents have left massive destruction of accommodation and other valuables including claiming pocket of lives.
A statement by the spokesman of NEMA, North East Zonal Office in Maiduguri, AbdulKadir Ibrahim said officials of NEMA led by the Zonal Coordinator, Usman Aji and officers of the Fire service led other stakeholders to the Custom House IDP camp for a sensitization exercise on fire prevention and control for Internally Displaced Persons.
Ibrahim said the sensitization is aimed at curbing the reoccurring cases of fire outbreaks in Internally Displaced Persons camps in Borno state