Repatriation: Borno gov, refugees commission visit Niger Republic


The Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum and the Honourable Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed visited the Niger Republic over the weekend.

The visit was part of the advanced plan by the Commission and the Borno state government to access the situation of stranded Nigerian Refugees in Niger and arrange for their strategic return and integration.

Speaking to the refugees in Diffa, Senator Mohammed said visit there was long overdue and he wished he could have gone sooner. He then thanked the Governor of Borno State, Professor Zulum for engaging the Commission in such an…

Source: Nigerian Tribune