BOKO HARAM: Borno Evacuates 2,000 Displaced Persons From Cameroon

The Borno State government has evacuated about 2000 persons who fled from Gamboru in the state to Fatokol in Cameroon during the recent Boko Haram attacks in the state. The displaced persons were received in Maiduguri yesterday by Caretaker Chairman of Ngala Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, who said: “So far, a total of 2,500 Nigerian refugees who were trapped in Gamboru town and later made their way to Fotokol in Cameroon, have been evacuated.”
Alex Badeh GEJ

The displaced persons comprising mainly of women and children were screened by the JTF before allowed into the camp. Later, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development led by Alhaji Grema Terab and Hajiya Ladi Bappa, attended to the evacuees, who traveled for 13 days before arriving Maiduguri.

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