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1,300 refugees return to Borno from Cameroon

1,300 refugees return to Borno from Cameroon

The second batch of an extra 855 Nigerian refugees repatriated from neighboring Cameroon was obtained by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State.

Cameroonian officers, led by the Governor of Cameroon’s Far North Area, Minjinyawa Bakari, handed over the refugees to the Governor of Borno State in a short farewell ceremony in Maroua on Tuesday, January 24. .

Bakari, who offered farewell packages consisting of meals and non-food gadgets, introduced the closure of the repatriation totaling 1,300 refugees.

Zulum thanked the Cameroonian Governor, different officers and host communities for taking excellent care of Nigerian refugees over the previous practically 9 years. The Governor additionally appreciated the donation made by President Biya.

Every day Belief reported that the 855 Nigerian refugees residing in Minawao camp had been obtained by a border neighborhood between Nigeria and Cameroon, close to Banki within the Bama native authorities space, by the chairman of the transition committee, l Honorable Grema Terab.

Every of the refugees obtained N40,000 from the federal authorities together with a 50 kg bag of rice, a ten kg bag of beans, 5 liters of cooking oil, a carton of seasoning, a wrapper and N60,000 per state authorities family.

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