Governor Babagana Zulum claimed that Boko Haram insurgents leverage sensational reporting, using such information to breathe despite their diminishing capacity.
Ms Mohammed said the figure had been recorded since the formation of the camp in 2013 to date.
The Wednesday fire incident had claimed the lives of two children and destroyed structures.
Two IDPs have died, and more than 1,000 houses were destroyed when fire swept through Muna Alamdari IDP camp in Maiduguri.
The executive secretary said the scholarship was part of Governor Babagana Zulum’s administration’s commitment to Borno’s 25-year development plan.
The two communities in Ngala and Dikwa Local Government Areas were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents and residents displaced since 2014.
Mr Zulum said the security agencies, including the Nigerian Army and the police, are giving their desired cooperation to the state to protect lives and property.
He said this would further help to reduce excess pressure on the road and infrastructure within the zone.
In February, the market was completely gutted by fire in a midnight inferno that destroyed goods worth billions of naira.
Mr Tar said street begging and aimless loitering were not part of the culture of the Borno people.