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United Nations visits IDPs camps in Adamawa state, Commends citizens over religious tolerance

By Tom Garba, Yola
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The Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs of United Nations,Mr John Ging commended the peaceful coexistence of the citizens of Adamawa despite the high level of insurgencies attacks to divide the citizens along religion lines.

Mr John who is also the Director , UNOCHA, recommended the level of religion tolerance exhibiting among the people of the state,Ging said this while responding to question from Newsmen in Yola.

Ging was in Yola for a two day inspection visit to Internally Displaced Persons camps and the host community.

" I am very impressive by the level of tolerance between different religious groups in Yola.

" It is very good example that people can live in accord with one another." Ging said.

Ging who led the UN team from New York and other International Humanitarian Organizations to Yola expressed optimism on the level of humanitarian provision to IDPs by Nigerian government.

He said that the purpose of the visit was to find out the level of assistance been rendered by the UN through some organizations and how to provide more assistances.

He said that his team would pass the mutual respect and tolerance witnessed during the visit to the United Nations special community.

" We are going to make people we visited agree that our visit has positively torched their lives." Ging said.

It reports that among the International Organizations that accompanied the UN Director included Oxfam, Red Cross among others.