Federal Government has disclosed plans to commence the relocation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other vulnerable groups to permanent resettlement camps across the country.
This was disclosed by the federal commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Tijani Ahmed during a visit and distribution of relief items to those residing in Durumi, Wassa, and New Karshi IDP camps and host communities in the FCT.
According to him, the camps and communities currently accommodate over 12,000 IDPs from Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states.
He also said that the federal government plans are underway to evacuate Nigerians in Cameroon, Niger, and Sudan to Nigeria.
Mr. Ahmed added that refugees in Nigeria willing to return to their countries would be evacuated soon.