Boko Haram: 200,000 Nigerian Refugees In Cameroon & Niger Set For Deportation

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April 20, 2016 – Boko Haram: 200,000 Nigerians Seeking Refuge In Cameroon & Niger Set For Deportation

Close to 200,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon and Niger Republic have been served an eviction notice.

Governor Shettima made this known in Abuja on Tuesday.

According to him, there are over 56,000 Nigerian IDPs in Cameroon in the wake of the insurgency that has rendered many Northerners homeless.

Shettima said the Internally Displaced Persons are from Bama and Gwoza LGA of the state alone.

He said the Cameroonian authorities have indicated that they could no longer take care of the Nigerian IDPs, said another 138,000 Nigerien IDPs in Niger Republic also face the same fate.