FG sets up advisory group to Probe Ngala IDPs’ camp fire
The Federal government has set up a test board to unwind the fire flare-up at Ngala Internally Displaced Persons, IDP camps in Borno State. Priest of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadia Farouq, introduced the board with a command to present the report inside seven days.
The clergyman’s Special Adviser on Media, Salisu Danbatta, in an announcement Wednesday night with this impact, be that as it may, didn’t state when and where the advisory group was introduced.
The setting up of the panel to explore the fire occurrence on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at a camp for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State, was in satisfaction of the administration’s prior guarantee to disentangle the wellspring of the turn of events.
“While introducing the panel which has just taken care of business, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq said the board was set up in consistence with the order of President Muhammadu Buhari,” the announcement said. It read further: “The President has guided the Minister to set up the council to direct an exhaustive examination concerning the reasons for the fire episode, and propose measures to turn away future repeat.
“Individuals from the Investigation Committee, which is led by Mohammed Goni Alkali, the Managing Director of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), incorporate a Director speaking to the National Emergency Management Agency; Mr Amana Yusuf is speaking to the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants.
Others are Ya Bawa Kolo, the Chairman of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency and Group Captain Sadeeq Garba (retd) of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, who will fill in as Secretary to the Committee.
“The Committee has six Terms of Reference in particular: To determine the reason for the fire flare-up; learn the quantity of lives lost; find out the quantity of property lost or harmed by the fire; discover different elements that straightforwardly or by implication added to the fire episode or to the degree of the fire; work out modalities for help that will be given to the people in question, and propose measures to forestall future repeat. “The Minister anticipates that the Committee should present its report by April 27, 2020.”