• IDPs in Yobe allegedly eat wild plants to survive

    IDPs in Yobe allegedly eat wild plants to survive

    Hundreds of returnees in communities liberated from Boko Haram in Yobe state have resorted to eating a wild plant, coffee pod known locally as ‘Tafasa’ for survival.

    It was gathered that the situation has affected returnee communities of Gujba, Goniri, Katarko, Ngirbua Kasaisa, Buni yadi, Gulani and part of Damaturu that largely depend on interventions from government and other donor agencies.

    Musa Haruna, an IDP returnee in Buni yadi, revealed that the consumption of the coffee pod is on increase as several […]