National Emergency Management Agency in collaboration with the Borno state Emergency Management Agency ( BOSEMA ) have transported 551 returnee indegenes of Borno state from cameroun who were displaced by insurgency and were putting up in cameroun.
The Zonal coordinator of NEMA Alh Muhammad Kanar accompanied by Borno state Sema executive director Alh Bulama Dawud were at Njimtilo check point which is the entry point of maiduguri metropolis to coordinate the reception by humanitarian workers for the returnees and security checks conducted by the military .
The returnees are to be camped at the Gubio road housing estate IDP camp set up by Borno state Government and the Agency. Over 5000 IDPs returnees are expected to be transported to maiduguri from locations in Adamawa state. An initial batch of 600 returnees were transported back to Borno earlier in August. Other stakeholders who participated in the reception operation for the returnees includes international NGOs like United Nations office for coordination of humanitarian activities (OCHA),Save the children Foundation, international organisation for migration IOM and Norwegian refugee council.
Information officer NEMA North East