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BOKO HARAM: ECOWAS Parliament Ends 3-Day Visit To North-East


A delegation of the Economic Community of West Africa ECOWAS Parliamentarian concluded a three-day visit to the North East, in a renewed attempt to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency.

The Team Leader, Sadiq Ibrahim, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the team was on a fact finding mission jointly conducted in collaboration with the United Nation Refugee Agency.

He explained that the visit had availed the team the opportunity to meet with displaced persons, stakeholders, authorities and humanitarian actors, noting that it would enable them to present informed recommendations to the commission.

Ibrahim stated that ECOWAS parliament would adopt a legal frame work to assist member states on ways to tackle displacement and stateless issues as well as provide durable solution to the problems in the sub-region.

The team leader revealed that the team had visited Internally Displaced Persons IDPs camps at Michika, Madagali, Gwoza, Banki, Yola and the Maiduguri rehabilitation centres in Adamawa and Borno States.

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