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FG pledges to return refugees to Nigeria

FG pledges to return refugees to Nigeria

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FG pledges to return refugees to Nigeria

By Matthew Eloyi

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq has started the Federal Government is determined to ensure that Nigerian Refugees are returned to the country in safety and indignity.

Farouq made this known in Abuja when a delegation from the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR), in Geneva, paid her a courtesy visit in her office.

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The Minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Mr Bashir Alkali said that one of the Ministry’s priorities is to sustain the process of bringing back the refugees which include the development of sustainable home-grown models for rehabilitation, reintegration, and reconstruction.

Earlier, the leader of the UNHCR delegation and Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, Raouf Mazou, thanked the government of Nigeria for the tour of IDP camps in Maiduguri.

Mazou said that the visit was to interact with the federal government and share ideas and views on some of the humanitarian challenges.

FG pledges to return refugees to Nigeria

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