Cameroonian refugees take over Nigerian communities
Over ten thousand refugees have taken over all the refugee camps in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State. Ogoja refugee camp was meant for four thousand refugees, but it’s being occupied by over ten thousand refugees, with most of them from Cameroon.
Speaking while receiving members of a socio cultural organisation, National Association of Sea Dogs that
Donating the food stuff to the refugees, the Zonal President of the National Association of Sea Dogs, Prince Joseph Besong said the donation of bags of rice, tubers of yams, garri and toiletries were to assist in the upkeep of the refugees. These people are living without any source of income and we feel it is necessary that we should extend some assistance to them by providing them some food items and provisions for their children. He called on the United Nations to assist in for speedy resolution of the conflict so that the refugees can return to their homes and live peacefully and develop their country. Outside providing a settlement for these people, the UN should intervene and ensure a speedy resolution of the crisis so that these people can take their children home and provide them adequate education, he appealed.