Nigeria pledges aids for 887 refugees repatriated from Cameroun


The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has promised to proactively assist the 887 Nigerian Refugees ejected from Cameroon last Tuesday.
The Honourable Federal Commissioner of the commission Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq in a statement restated the government commitment to responding to the needs of its persons of concern wherever they may be.

“In line with its mandate and as the lead and coordinating body on issues of refugees and migrants and Internally Displaced persons in the country, the commission, which cares for its persons of concern is to swing into action immediately to provide protection and succour to the returnees as part of its regular interventions through provision of relief materials to address their immediate needs,” Farouq said.

The returnees comprising 233 females, 187 males, 236 girls and 231 boys were living in host communities in kolofata, a far region of the Cameroon before their return to Banki in Borno State.

She said, “While pursuing its durable solution interventions for other migrants and IDPs, the commission wishes to restate its commitment to durable solutions to all migrants, refugees and IDPs in the country. The commission restates its commitment to their Orderly, safe, humane and dignified return home.”