NIS braces up for expected Cameroon refugee crises

The Nigeria Immigration Service-NIS has urged its officers and men to brace up for expected migration challenges from the crisis in Southern Cameroon.
NIS Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede gave the advice during a two-day working visit to Cross River.
The NIS boss spoke at a meeting with the Comptrollers of Cross River, Benue, Akwa Ibom and Taraba States, which border Cameroon from the south.
The United Nations Refugees Agency has projected that 40,000 displaced persons would migrate to Nigeria from Cameroon due to the recent crisis and Cross River was expected to play host to 30,000 of the migrants with 300 already registered.

Earlier the State Governor Ben Ayade called on the federal government to show interest in ensuring that the expected refugees are catered for in line with the country’s foreign policy.



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