Cameroon Returns 30,000 Displaced People from Nigeria
Abuja, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) A total of 30,000 displaced people by the violence of terrorist group Boko Haram, returned to their native country, Nigeria, from Cameroon, reported the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in the state of Borno, the local press said Thursday.
Those who returned, are a part of the 78,000 Nigerian citizens who took a shelter in Cameroon during the period of violence by Boko Haram.
Malam Abdullahi Umar, a spokesman from SEMA, said in Maiduguri, Borno, that the ones returned, are part of the 43,000 who expressed their will to go home.
These people were concentrated in a camp in Banki, state of Bama, where a team of officials working for SEMA contacted them, to know which their condition was.
Malam Alkali Goni, SEMA executive secretary, took a delegation to Banki, and the displaced people were informed that the Nigerian government, in coordination with the government of Cameroon, arranged all the things for the displaced people to feel better.
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