Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has known as on the United Nations, UN, to intervene within the Cameroonian Civil Battle, often known as Ambazonia Battle to finish the struggling of refugees.
Governor Ortom made the decision on Thursday on the Benue Peoples Home, Makurdi,when the nation consultant of the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Ms Chansa Kupaya paid him a courtesy go to.
He said that the disaster which began since 2017 has compelled hundreds of refugees into totally different states of Nigeria with Benue housing over 10,000 of them, stressing that the UN ought to mediate with a view to ending the disaster for peace to return to the nation.
The Governor said that no one needs to remain in Internally Displaced Individuals or refugee camps as so many privileges are denied them due to the disadvantages within the camps.
Governor Ortom, who acknowledged the UNHCR for sustained help to Cameroonian Refugees camped in Benue and the company’s interventions to IDPs in numerous camps throughout the state, additionally counseled the Government Secretary of the State Emergency Administration Company, SEMA, Dr Emmanuel Shior for his hardwork and dedication to obligation.
The Governor expressed hope that the President’s directive that armed bandits and herdsmen with AK47 must be cleared for displaced individuals to return to their ancestral houses would yield constructive outcomes.
The UNHCR nation consultant in Nigeria, Ms Chansa Kupaya mentioned she was within the State to thank the Governor for internet hosting over 10,000 Cameroonian Refugees, stressing that the disaster in Cameroon had displaced hundreds who’re taking refuge in some states of Nigeria.
Whereas thanking the Governor for his help to the refugees and provision of land at Ikyogen to settle the affected individuals, Ms Kupaya mentioned the UNHCR would proceed to offer help for refugees and communities round them.
Refugees: Ortom calls on UN to intervene in Cameroon Disaster