Cameroon: Issues over 900 birth certificates To Nigerian Refugee Babies

12 May 2015 News Uncategorized

The United Nations High Commission for Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said Nigerian refugees give birth to 45 children every month at the Minawao refugee camp, Cameroon.

According to Report, most of the children do not have official birth certificates.

The government of Cameroon and the United Nations agency have begun issuing the children birth certificates with the hope the Nigerian government will accept them when the refugees return.

According to Cameroonian authorities, no fewer than 1000 of such babies have been issued with birth certificates.

leader of the group of Nigerian refugees at the Minawao camp in northern Cameroon, Isaak Luka, expressed gratitude to the agencies for helping to establish birth certificates for their new born babies.


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