Friday, 17 March 2017

F.Gov to resettle IDPs

The Federal Government has announced plans to resettle Internally Displaced Persons from Bakassi.
Making the announcement at the Cross-River State Government House, the federal commissioner for refugee, migrant and internally displaced person, Hajiya Sadiya Farauk, revealed that the Federal Government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and ECOWAS on the statelessness of the IDPS.
On his part, the Cross-River State Governor, Ben Ayade, commended the initiative but appealed for a quick process that will ensure the reunion of displaced people with their loved ones.

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