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FG to evacuate Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, Niger, Chad



The Federal Government will soon commence the evacuation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon, Niger Republic, and Chad back home.

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Basheer Mohammed, disclosed this during the meeting of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on repatriation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon held in Abuja.

Mohammed, who is also the Chairman of the TWG, said President Muhammadu Buhari had directed the group to bring back home Nigerian refugees from the three countries.

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He said the commission had concluded arrangements to evacuate back home the Nigerian refugees in Cameroon from February 27.

He added that TWG and the Cameroonian authorities met in Maroua, Cameroon last week to execute strategies for the evacuation of refugees in Minawo Camp.

Mohammed commended President Buhari and other partners on the efforts to ensure the safe return of the refugees from the three countries.

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