Over four thousand Nigerian refugees mostly from Adamawa state are set to be repatriated from Cameroon.
Arrangements to evacuate the Nigerians who fled their homes due to Boko Haram insurgency was decided on Monday.
The planned repatriation will be overseen by a Technical Working Group for Repatriation of Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon.
Sadiya Umaru Farouq, leader of the delegation and the federal commissioner in charge of National Refugees Commission, said the exercise would soon take place and pleaded to the state government to give all the necessary support and assistance ensure the exercise is a success
Governor Adamu Umaru Fintiri said, “The state government is ready to facilitate the repatriation exercise and will constitute a technical committee to support the refugees when they are back home.
“I commend the group and the Cameroonian authorities for keeping the refugees safe. Let me also assure you that this administration will support you in the task ahead.”