Monday, April 18, 2016

Over 80,000 Nigerians set for deportation from Cameroon

Truck-load of Nigerians set for deportation last year (Photo credit: UNHCR)
This is an Article by Amindeh Blaise Atabong: Nigeria’s Adamawa State Government has said it is expecting in the weeks ahead, over 80,000 Nigerians, scheduled......
for deportation by the Government of Cameroon.

The Nigerian deportees are to get into their country through Adamawa State, Ahmed Sajoh, Adamawa State Commissioner for Information, told reporters over the weekend while on an inspection visit, alongside a Federal Government delegation, to an intended site to host the refugees on arrival.

We gathered the Nigerians awaiting repatriation have been living in Cameroon as refugees following the Boko Haram onslaught. Others are said to be Nigerians who were living in the Central African Republic CAR, but were forced to seek refuge in Cameroon when sectarian violence broke out in CAR.