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133 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon arrive Adamawa

The 133 Nigerian refugees after the Nigerian Air Force C130 jet brought them into the Yola International Airport, Adamawa on Thursday.
The 133 Nigerian refugees after the Nigerian Air Force C130 jet brought them into the Yola International Airport, Adamawa on Thursday.

133 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon on Thursday arrived Yola, Adamawa state aboard the Nigerian Air Force C130 jet around 5:00pm.

The Director, Refugee and Migrant Affairs, Lawal Hamidu, told journalists that there are thousands of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon who are scared of coming back.

The 133 Nigerian refugees after the Nigerian Air Force C130 jet brought them into the Yola International Airport, Adamawa on Thursday.

He added that Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state have promised to visit the state indigenes in Cameroon to reassure them of their safety in their communities whenever they return home.

Also speaking, the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Faruk, said the arrival of the 133 refugees was voluntarily without any pressure.

Some of the refugees thanked the Cameroonian government, UNHCR for the support rendered to them while in Cameroon.

The 133 Nigerian refugees after the Nigerian Air Force C130 jet brought them into the Yola International Airport, Adamawa on Thursday.

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