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Soni Irabor interviews Sesôr Executive Director

After travelling through Adamawa, Benue, Gombe, Plateau and Taraba States and assisting in providing emergency relief and support for persons displaced by terror and communal conflicts, Sesôr’s Executive Director, Ier Jonathan-Ichaver, took time off to grant an interview to Inspiration 92.3FM’s CEO, Soni Irabor, on SoniIraborLive, about her experiences at the various IDP camps. Below […]

Sesôr & Africare visit displaced persons in Taraba

05 February 2015: Sesôr and Africare Nigeria teamed up and visited displaced persons in Taraba State. We were led by the Taraba State Emergency Management Agency and the State’s Rural Water Supply Service Agency as we visited two camps and donated relief materials (food and sanitary items) for over 100 people.

Sesôr in Plateau

Sesôr journeyed into the heart of Plateau to visit the camp that housed the survivors of insurgency and communal clash. Below is our diary from the visit: Tuesday November 18 The Sesôr Team (My colleague, Ahmed Magem & I) set off for Jos aboard Arik Airlines. The flight was on time.  We arrived Jos late afternoon […]

Sesôr visits camp in Gombe

The journey continues as Sesôr visits displaced persons’ camp in Gombe state to provide relief materials for these survivors. Below is a diary detailing our experience: Friday November 21 And so we found a taxi from Namu to take us into Jos where we would get another taxi to Gombe.  In between changing cars twice […]

Caring for IDPs at Benue

Recently, we provided relief materials for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Adamawa, Benue, Gombe, Plateau and Taraba states and continue to advocate for more support for displaced persons. Below are images of our visit to Benue state:

Sesôr Visits Adamawa Survivors

Sesôr embarked on a journey to two states; Plateau and Gombe, and so the journey continued all the way to Adamawa where we visited the camp of displaced persons and donating relief materials for them. Below is our diary: Last Stop: Numan, Adamawa – Sunday November 23, 2014 Come Sunday, we were back on the road, […]

Sesôr provides emergency relief and support for people affected by communal conflicts, terrorism and other emergencies

Sesôr is working to support survivors of emergencies in Nigeria and is currently focusing on efforts to provide relief materials and advocate for survivors of violent conflicts in different states around the country. More recently, we have provided relief materials for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Adamawa, Benue, Gombe, Plateau and Taraba states and continue […]

Do they know it’s Christmas? Part 3

ROAD NOTES BY IER JONATHAN These crises are NOT a Northern problem. They are a NIGERIAN problem and if left unchecked, is likely to spill over to other parts Read on…

Do they know it’s Christmas? Part 2

ROAD NOTES BY IER JONATHAN Listening to the stories of some of those who had fled Boko Haram was like ‘watching’ a war movie in auditory mode. Read on…

Do they know it’s Christmas? Part 1

ROAD NOTES BY IER JONATHAN Most of them were people fleeing suspected herdsmen/mercenaries and were from communities in Nassarawa State. I was touched to find that the villagers had taken in some of the displaced persons… Read on…