A five-member team led by Mr. Nnimmo Bassey visited the displaced people of Gbaramatu Kingdom, currently camped in a hospital complex in Ogbeh Ijoh, a community close to Aladja town in Delta State. The visit was undertaken to see the situation of the displaced people as well as provide basic relief items to augment their needs. Most importantly, the visit served as a symbolic gesture to show that the Gbaramatu people are not alone in their ordeal. The people of Gbaramatu kingdom had fled their homes in the wake of the May 2009 bombardment of their communities by the Nigerian Federal Government troops. The military bombardment comprising aerial and sea raids was undertaken according to the Nigerian government for the purpose of dislodging and containing militants’ activities at Camp 5, situated close to Gbaramatu kingdom.

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