Thursday, February 18, 2021

NEMA says 270 refugees in Cameroon back to Nigeria


Jaafar Jaafar
A graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief o Daily Nigerian
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The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Yola Operations Office, has perfected arrangements to move 270 Nigerian returnees to Maiduguri, Borno State.

The returnees from the Republic of Cameroon were crossed into Nigeria though Sahuda Border and were received at Burn Bricks Transit Camp in Mubi south Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Public relations officer of the agency in Yola, Hafeez Mohammed Bello said “NEMA and other security agencies have been collaborating in ensuring the safety, comfort and movement of returnees to their respective states.

“Those largely being returned include elderly persons, mothers and children who are adequately screened for security and health reasons.”

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